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Wages for Medical Assistants in UNITED STATES

Location Pay Period 2018
Low Median High
United States Hourly $11.92 $16.16 $22.72
United States Yearly $24,790 $33,610 $47,250
Alaska Hourly $16.52 $21.27 $27.60
Alaska Yearly $34,360 $44,230 $57,410
District of Columbia Hourly $14.02 $19.95 $26.60
District of Columbia Yearly $29,160 $41,500 $55,320
Washington Hourly $15.14 $19.53 $25.44
Washington Yearly $31,490 $40,620 $52,920
Minnesota Hourly $15.41 $19.17 $24.33
Minnesota Yearly $32,060 $39,880 $50,610
Massachusetts Hourly $14.76 $18.87 $24.57
Massachusetts Yearly $30,700 $39,240 $51,120
Oregon Hourly $13.04 $18.36 $23.82
Oregon Yearly $27,120 $38,200 $49,540
Hawaii Hourly $13.15 $17.99 $24.15
Hawaii Yearly $27,360 $37,420 $50,240
Connecticut Hourly $13.40 $17.77 $24.47
Connecticut Yearly $27,880 $36,950 $50,900
New York Hourly $13.12 $17.61 $24.01
New York Yearly $27,280 $36,640 $49,940
North Dakota Hourly $13.51 $17.54 $22.47
North Dakota Yearly $28,100 $36,480 $46,730
Wisconsin Hourly $13.45 $17.52 $22.52
Wisconsin Yearly $27,980 $36,430 $46,840
New Hampshire Hourly $13.84 $17.50 $22.31
New Hampshire Yearly $28,790 $36,400 $46,400
Vermont Hourly $13.97 $17.45 $23.19
Vermont Yearly $29,070 $36,300 $48,240
California Hourly $12.31 $17.34 $26.84
California Yearly $25,600 $36,080 $55,830
Rhode Island Hourly $13.60 $17.25 $20.94
Rhode Island Yearly $28,290 $35,880 $43,550
Colorado Hourly $12.78 $17.14 $23.06
Colorado Yearly $26,590 $35,640 $47,960
New Jersey Hourly $12.64 $16.97 $23.27
New Jersey Yearly $26,300 $35,290 $48,400
Maryland Hourly $12.90 $16.96 $23.00
Maryland Yearly $26,840 $35,270 $47,830
Maine Hourly $13.11 $16.80 $21.75
Maine Yearly $27,260 $34,940 $45,250
Iowa Hourly $12.67 $16.68 $22.18
Iowa Yearly $26,350 $34,700 $46,130
Illinois Hourly $12.36 $16.65 $23.43
Illinois Yearly $25,700 $34,640 $48,730
Montana Hourly $12.73 $16.38 $21.58
Montana Yearly $26,480 $34,070 $44,890
Idaho Hourly $12.18 $16.27 $19.99
Idaho Yearly $25,340 $33,850 $41,570
Virginia Hourly $11.93 $16.21 $23.42
Virginia Yearly $24,820 $33,710 $48,700
Nebraska Hourly $12.02 $16.18 $22.96
Nebraska Yearly $25,000 $33,660 $47,750
Wyoming Hourly $11.99 $16.07 $21.45
Wyoming Yearly $24,950 $33,430 $44,610
Nevada Hourly $12.31 $15.84 $21.03
Nevada Yearly $25,590 $32,950 $43,740
Arizona Hourly $12.45 $15.81 $19.64
Arizona Yearly $25,900 $32,880 $40,850
North Carolina Hourly $11.99 $15.73 $19.63
North Carolina Yearly $24,940 $32,710 $40,820
Delaware Hourly $11.43 $15.65 $21.64
Delaware Yearly $23,770 $32,560 $45,000
Utah Hourly $12.49 $15.54 $19.64
Utah Yearly $25,970 $32,320 $40,860
Missouri Hourly $10.95 $15.48 $19.77
Missouri Yearly $22,770 $32,200 $41,110
Florida Hourly $11.87 $15.47 $20.17
Florida Yearly $24,700 $32,170 $41,960
Indiana Hourly $12.16 $15.44 $19.47
Indiana Yearly $25,300 $32,110 $40,490
Michigan Hourly $12.14 $15.34 $19.68
Michigan Yearly $25,250 $31,900 $40,940
Pennsylvania Hourly $11.69 $15.30 $20.72
Pennsylvania Yearly $24,310 $31,830 $43,100
Georgia Hourly $11.08 $15.28 $19.79
Georgia Yearly $23,040 $31,790 $41,160
Ohio Hourly $11.39 $15.23 $19.32
Ohio Yearly $23,690 $31,680 $40,180
Kentucky Hourly $11.17 $15.04 $19.66
Kentucky Yearly $23,230 $31,290 $40,900
South Carolina Hourly $11.29 $15.01 $19.57
South Carolina Yearly $23,480 $31,220 $40,700
Tennessee Hourly $11.25 $15.01 $20.05
Tennessee Yearly $23,390 $31,220 $41,710
Texas Hourly $10.61 $14.92 $19.83
Texas Yearly $22,080 $31,030 $41,240
Kansas Hourly $11.00 $14.68 $19.43
Kansas Yearly $22,880 $30,540 $40,420
Virgin Islands Hourly $11.71 $14.54 $20.19
Virgin Islands Yearly $24,350 $30,250 $41,990
Oklahoma Hourly $10.88 $14.52 $19.11
Oklahoma Yearly $22,620 $30,200 $39,740
New Mexico Hourly $10.85 $14.45 $19.17
New Mexico Yearly $22,560 $30,050 $39,880
South Dakota Hourly $11.61 $14.26 $18.03
South Dakota Yearly $24,150 $29,660 $37,510
Arkansas Hourly $10.51 $14.10 $18.83
Arkansas Yearly $21,860 $29,330 $39,180
Mississippi Hourly $10.48 $13.83 $18.87
Mississippi Yearly $21,810 $28,770 $39,250
Louisiana Hourly $9.63 $13.52 $18.54
Louisiana Yearly $20,040 $28,120 $38,570
Alabama Hourly $10.02 $13.45 $18.21
Alabama Yearly $20,840 $27,980 $37,870
West Virginia Hourly $10.34 $13.37 $17.42
West Virginia Yearly $21,500 $27,810 $36,240
Guam Hourly $9.46 $12.26 $17.66
Guam Yearly $19,670 $25,500 $36,730
Puerto Rico Hourly $7.96 $9.55 $14.03
Puerto Rico Yearly $16,550 $19,870 $29,190
American Samoa Hourly N/A N/A N/A
American Samoa Yearly N/A N/A N/A
Northern Mariana Islands Hourly N/A N/A N/A
Northern Mariana Islands Yearly N/A N/A N/A


Occupation Description
Medical Assistants

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. Excludes "Physician Assistants".

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