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Medical Assistants Salary Guide 2021

Medical Assistants Salary

Salary

$35.9K

Growth

18%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

How Much Do Medical Assistants Make in 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $26,930 $30,360 $35,850 $41,280 $50,580
Hourly Wage $12.95 $14.59 $17.23 $19.85 $24.32

How Much Do Medical Assistants Make in 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$26,930
$30,360
$35,850
$41,280
$50,580
Hourly Wage
$12.95
$14.59
$17.23
$19.85
$24.32

Medical Assistants Job Description

Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.

Also known as:

Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), Chiropractor Assistant, Clinical Medical Assistant, Doctor's Assistant, Health Assistant, Ophthalmic Assistant, Ophthalmological Assistant, Optometric Assistant, Outpatient Surgery Assistant, Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)

Medical Assistants Job Outlook

Location 2020 Employment 2030 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
United States 720,900 853,500 18% 104,400

Medical Assistants Job Outlook

Location
2020 Employment
2030 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
United States
720,900
853,500
18%
104,400