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As of Jan 9, 2021, the average annual pay for a Medical Assisting in the United States is $43,610 a year.
Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $20.97 an hour. This is the equivalent of $839/week or $3,634/month.
While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $76,500 and as low as $21,500, the majority of Medical Assisting salaries currently range between $31,000 (25th percentile) to $50,000 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $59,000 annually across the United States. The average pay range for a Medical Assisting varies greatly (by as much as $19,000), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.
Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Medical Assisting job market in both Chicago, IL and the surrounding area is very active. A Medical Assisting in your area makes on average $44,643 per year, or $1,033 (2%) more than the national average annual salary of $43,610. ranks number 1 out of 50 states nationwide for Medical Assisting salaries.
To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Medical Assisting jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.
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We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for a Medical Assisting job is above the national average. Topping the list is San Jose, CA, with Oakland, CA and Tanaina, AK close behind in the second and third positions. Tanaina, AK beats the national average by $9,392 (21.5%), and San Jose, CA furthers that trend with another $10,254 (23.5%) above the $43,610 average.
Significantly, San Jose, CA has a very active Medical Assisting job market as there are several companies currently hiring for this type of role.
With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as a Medical Assisting appears to be exceedingly fruitful.
Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 7% between San Jose, CA and Seaside, CA, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for a Medical Assisting role.
|City||Annual Salary||Monthly Pay||Weekly Pay||Hourly Wage|
|San Jose, CA||$53,864||$4,489||$1,036||$25.90|
|Santa Cruz, CA||$50,758||$4,230||$976||$24.40|
We found at least five jobs related to the Medical Assisting job category that pay more per year than a typical Medical Assisting salary. Top examples of these roles include: Medical Director, Senior Medical Director, and Corporate Medical Director.
Importantly, all of these jobs are paid between $128,640 (295.0%) and $166,346 (381.4%) more than the average Medical Assisting salary of $43,610. If you’re qualified, getting hired for one of these related Medical Assisting jobs may help you make more money than that of the average Medical Assisting position.
|Job Title||Annual Salary||Monthly Pay||Weekly Pay||Hourly Wage|
|Senior Medical Director||$209,227||$17,436||$4,024||$100.59|
|Corporate Medical Director||$190,826||$15,902||$3,670||$91.74|
|Medical Director Part Time||$186,460||$15,538||$3,586||$89.64|
|Executive Medical Director||$172,250||$14,354||$3,312||$82.81|
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