How much does a Medical Assistant make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Medical Assistant in the United States is $17 as of December 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $16 and $18. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.
Medical Assistant assists in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician. Interviews patients, measures vital signs (i.e., pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height), and records or inputs information to patients' medical record. Being a Medical Assistant prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients. May be required to draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis. Additionally, Medical Assistant requires a high school diploma. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Requires Health Care Assistant certificate (state). Medical Assistant's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)
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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Medical Assistant in the United States. The average hourly rate for Medical Assistant ranges from $16 to $18 with the average hourly pay of $17. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $16 to $19 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $17.