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Medical Assistant salary in Riverside, CA

How much does a Medical Assistant make in Riverside, CA?

Average base salary

$19.99
same
as national average
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a medical assistant is $19.99 per hour in Riverside, CA. 92 salaries reported, updated at July 28, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in Riverside, CA

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 Riverside, CA

  1. Power Personnel
    3.8star
    33 reviews357 salaries reported
    $29.49per hour
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Highest paying cities for Medical Assistants near Riverside, CA

  1. San Francisco, CA
    $24.46 per hour
    270 salaries reported
  2. San Jose, CA
    $23.28 per hour
    281 salaries reported
  3. Los Angeles, CA
    $21.97 per hour
    651 salaries reported
  1. San Diego, CA
    $21.45 per hour
    362 salaries reported
  2. Sacramento, CA
    $21.40 per hour
    188 salaries reported
  3. Long Beach, CA
    $20.73 per hour
    91 salaries reported
  1. Riverside, CA
    $19.99 per hour
    92 salaries reported
  2. Bakersfield, CA
    $19.96 per hour
    125 salaries reported
  3. Fresno, CA
    $19.84 per hour
    143 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
+76.39%salary
Top licenses
LVN
+52.71%salary
Top skills
Dissection
+37.07%salary

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 Riverside, CA?

Certified Medical Assistant

183 job openings

Average $19.05 per hour

Back Office Medical Assistant

403 job openings

Average $17.76 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Medical Assistant

How can I know if I am being paid fairly as a medical assistant?

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Does a medical assistant make good money?

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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