Medical assistant salary

Medical assistants typically earn a median salary of around $35,000 per year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. However, the salary can vary depending on factors such as location, experience, education, and the type of employer.

  • Entry-level medical assistants may earn a salary of around $28,000 to $32,000 per year.
  • Medical assistants with more experience and advanced certifications can earn salaries of around $40,000 to $45,000 per year or higher.
  • Medical assistants working in metropolitan areas tend to earn more than those working in rural areas.
  • Medical assistants working in specialty clinics, such as cardiology or oncology, may earn more than those working in general practice offices.
  • Medical assistants working in a hospital setting may earn more than those working in a private practice.

It’s important to note that in addition to salary, many employers offer benefits such as health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off to their employees.

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