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Certified medical assistant salary in North Carolina

How much does a Certified Medical Assistant make in North Carolina?

Average base salary

as national average
Average $18.66
Low $14.50
High $24.00
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a certified medical assistant is $18.66 per hour in North Carolina. 1.9k salaries reported, updated at December 2, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in North Carolina

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3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Certified Medical Assistants in North Carolina

  1. Atrium Health
    2,244 reviews8 salaries reported
    $22.78per hour
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Highest paying cities for Certified Medical Assistants near North Carolina

  1. Winston-Salem, NC
    $20.65 per hour
    97 salaries reported
  2. High Point, NC
    $20.38 per hour
    41 salaries reported
  3. Concord, NC
    $19.78 per hour
    26 salaries reported
  1. Charlotte, NC
    $19.48 per hour
    303 salaries reported
  2. Durham, NC
    $18.65 per hour
    55 salaries reported
  3. Cary, NC
    $18.58 per hour
    59 salaries reported
  1. Greensboro, NC
    $18.45 per hour
    122 salaries reported
  2. Wilmington, NC
    $17.72 per hour
    89 salaries reported
  3. Goldsboro, NC
    $16.99 per hour
    14 salaries reported
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Where can a Certified Medical Assistant earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Certified Medical Assistants

Top certifications
Epic Certification
Top skills
Acute Care
Top licenses

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top CertificationsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
5 jobs5
237 jobs1,452
114 jobs285
286 jobs949
598 jobs2,475
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Most common benefits for Certified Medical Assistants

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • 403(b)
  • 403(b) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Free parking
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Loan repayment program
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Pet insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Wellness program
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 669 ratings

36% of Certified Medical Assistants in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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Common questions about salaries for a Certified Medical Assistant

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