Medical Assistant Salary in District of Columbia

How much does a Medical Assistant make in District of Columbia? The average Medical Assistant salary in District of Columbia is $39,672 as of January 20, 2020, but the range typically falls between $36,570 and $42,835. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

25% $36,570 10% $33,746 90% $45,715 75% $42,835 $39,672 50%(Median)
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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

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Naval Anacost Annex, DC Avg. Salary $39,472 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Parcel Return Service, DC Avg. Salary $39,472 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington, DC Avg. Salary $39,472 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington Navy Yard, DC Avg. Salary $39,472 Date Updated January 20, 2020
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