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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 $18.23
Low $13.83
High $24.03
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a medical administrative assistant is $18.23 per hour in the United States. 2.4k salaries reported, updated at November 25, 2022

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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. U.S. Army
    79,535 reviews9 salaries reported
    $26.86per hour
  2. $21.04per hour
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Highest paying cities for Medical Administrative Assistants near United States

  1. Boston, MA
    $23.16 per hour
    35 salaries reported
  2. New York, NY
    $20.22 per hour
    39 salaries reported
  3. San Diego, CA
    $19.63 per hour
    22 salaries reported
  1. Phoenix, AZ
    $18.63 per hour
    14 salaries reported
  2. Philadelphia, PA
    $18.08 per hour
    18 salaries reported
  3. Chicago, IL
    $18.05 per hour
    24 salaries reported
  1. Tacoma, WA
    $18.04 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  2. Atlanta, GA
    $17.67 per hour
    23 salaries reported
  3. Charlotte, NC
    $17.42 per hour
    12 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?

Medical Office Assistant

130,184 job openings

Average $16.94 per hour

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant

1,102 job openings

Average $17.09 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Medical Administrative Assistant

As a medical administrative assistant how can I know if I am being paid fairly?

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