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Medical Assistant salary in Albany, NY

How much does a Medical Assistant make in Albany, NY?

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The average salary for a medical assistant is $17.80 per hour in Albany, NY. 37 salaries reported, updated at May 12, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in Albany, NY

Years of experiencePer hour
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Medical Assistants in Albany, NY

  1. Weill Cornell Medicine
    687 reviews5 salaries reported
    $24.41per hour
  2. $23.79per hour
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Highest paying cities for Medical Assistants near Albany, NY

  1. Rockville Centre, NY
    $20.37 per hour
    18 salaries reported
  2. Manhattan, NY
    $19.83 per hour
    62 salaries reported
  3. New York, NY
    $19.70 per hour
    651 salaries reported
  1. Queens, NY
    $18.74 per hour
    79 salaries reported
  2. Brooklyn, NY
    $18.57 per hour
    409 salaries reported
  3. Bronx, NY
    $18.13 per hour
    159 salaries reported
  1. Albany, NY
    $17.80 per hour
    37 salaries reported
  2. Staten Island, NY
    $17.71 per hour
    61 salaries reported
  3. Buffalo, NY
    $17.30 per hour
    70 salaries reported
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Where can a Medical Assistant earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Medical Assistants

Top specialties
Nuclear Medicine
Top licenses
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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SpecialtiesSalaryJob openingsCompanies
33 jobs67
5 jobs6
56 jobs75
482 jobs1,576
1,205 jobs2,846
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Most common benefits for Medical Assistants

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • 403(b)
  • AD&D insurance
  • Adoption assistance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Free parking
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • 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 2,674 ratings

35% of Medical 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 Albany, NY?

Certified Medical Assistant

73 job openings

Average $19.63 per hour

Back Office Medical Assistant

144 job openings

Average $18.18 per hour

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Medical assistant salaries are very good. Especially considering the length of time needed to complete the training requirements is relatively short.

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