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Medical administrative assistant salary in United States

How much does a Medical Administrative Assistant make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $18.84
Low $14.42
High $24.61
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a medical administrative assistant is $18.84 per hour in the United States. 2.9k salaries reported, updated at December 1, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Top companies for Medical Administrative Assistants in United States

  1. Mayo Clinic
    3,068 reviews15 salaries reported
    $21.94per hour
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Highest paying cities for Medical Administrative Assistants near United States

  1. Seattle, WA
    $21.31 per hour
    7 salaries reported
  2. New York, NY
    $21.19 per hour
    61 salaries reported
  3. San Diego, CA
    $20.29 per hour
    28 salaries reported
  1. Phoenix, AZ
    $20.11 per hour
    16 salaries reported
  2. Worcester, MA
    $19.75 per hour
    24 salaries reported
  3. Bronx, NY
    $19.36 per hour
    8 salaries reported
  1. Chicago, IL
    $19.24 per hour
    20 salaries reported
  2. Alpharetta, GA
    $18.79 per hour
    7 salaries reported
  3. Baltimore, MD
    $18.41 per hour
    5 salaries reported
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Where can a Medical Administrative Assistant earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Medical Administrative Assistants

Top skills
EMR Systems
Top specialties
Nuclear Medicine

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Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
84 jobs207
73 jobs95
30 jobs43
17 jobs17
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Most common benefits for Medical Administrative Assistants

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 1,473 ratings

37% of Medical Administrative Assistants in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Administrative Assistant

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Average $18.84 per hour

Medical Office Assistant

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Average $17.67 per hour

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant

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Average $17.25 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Medical Administrative Assistant

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