Medical Assistant salary in the United States

Average salary
$32,500/yr
Based on 81,691 income tax records
$18,000
$53,500
Age:
Average salary by age
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$35K
$18,000
$53,500
How much do Medical Assistants make?
The average total salary for a Medical Assistant is $32,500 per year. This is based on data from 81,691 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Medical Assistant and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Medical Assistant salary can vary between $18,000 to $53,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Medical Assistant salary by location

Medical Assistant salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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University Of California, Los Angeles County, CA
42 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$42K – $63K
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John Muir Physician Network, Contra Costa County, CA
45 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$29K – $64K
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Oregon Health & Science University, Washington County, OR
33 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$21K – $59K
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Proliance Surgeons, King County, WA
30 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$29K – $61K
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Straub Clinic Hospital, Honolulu County, HI
33 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$36K – $51K
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University Of Washington, Snohomish County, WA
37 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$21K – $55K
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Brigham And Women's Hospital, Suffolk County, MA
31 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$22K – $61K
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Mental Health Systems, Spokane County, WA
35 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$31K – $52K
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Sharp Memorial Hospital, San Diego County, CA
44 income tax records
$43,000/yr
$23K – $57K
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Mayo Foundation For Medical Education And Research, Maricopa County, AZ
30 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$26K – $51K
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The Methodist Hospital, Harris County, TX
60 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$32K – $53K
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Texas Medclinic, Bexar County, TX
38 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$23K – $51K
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Scripps Health, San Diego County, CA
110 income tax records
$40,500/yr
$23K – $52K
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Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyter, Orange County, CA
30 income tax records
$39,500/yr
$27K – $55K
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ChristianaCare, New Castle County, DE
59 income tax records
$39,500/yr
$26K – $45K
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Froedtert Health, Milwaukee County, WI
53 income tax records
$39,000/yr
$22K – $52K
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St Joseph Heritage Healthcare, Orange County, CA
40 income tax records
$39,000/yr
$32K – $45K
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Memorial Hermann, Harris County, TX
43 income tax records
$38,000/yr
$29K – $49K
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Reliant Mso, Worcester County, MA
38 income tax records
$38,000/yr
$28K – $53K
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MaineHealth, York County, ME
55 income tax records
$37,500/yr
$24K – $48K
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Advocate Health Care, Cook County, IL
62 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$22K – $49K
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University Of Michigan Payroll O, Washtenaw County, MI
55 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$22K – $44K
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The University Of Texas Health Science Center At Houston, Harris County, TX
42 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$30K – $51K
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Ascension, Milwaukee County, WI
53 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$20K – $53K
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BH Management, Pima County, AZ
46 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$22K – $41K
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Wellspan Medical Group, York County, PA
55 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$28K – $48K
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UMass Memorial Health, Worcester County, MA
40 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$21K – $53K
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Saint Luke’s, Ada County, ID
41 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$27K – $48K
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Hcp Healthcare Partners Of Nevad, Clark County, NV
60 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$19K – $49K
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Mountain Park Health Center, Maricopa County, AZ
40 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$20K – $47K
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Arizona Community Physicians PC, Pima County, AZ
45 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$23K – $45K
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UW Health, Dane County, WI
57 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$25K – $44K
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Indiana University Health, Marion County, IN
56 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$21K – $48K
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Banner Medical Group, Maricopa County, AZ
61 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$27K – $45K
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Parkview Health, Allen County, IN
40 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$22K – $48K
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Lehigh Valley Health Network, Lehigh County, PA
44 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$23K – $42K
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HealthFirst, Brevard County, FL
49 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$26K – $44K
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Trihealth G, Hamilton County, OH
44 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$21K – $44K
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Renown Health, Washoe County, NV
55 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$25K – $41K
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UNM Health, Bernalillo County, NM
52 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$23K – $45K
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Phoenix Children's Hospital, Maricopa County, AZ
41 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$25K – $44K
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Spectrum Health, Kent County, MI
80 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$24K – $42K
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Norton Healthcare, Jefferson County, KY
75 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$20K – $42K
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Lee Health, Lee County, FL
81 income tax records
$32,500/yr
$22K – $42K
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UPMC, Allegheny County, PA
85 income tax records
$32,500/yr
$21K – $40K
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University Health System, Bexar County, TX
72 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$21K – $40K
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Florida Medical Clinic Pa, Pasco County, FL
44 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$24K – $44K
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Advanstaff HR, Clark County, NV
48 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$17K – $48K
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UT Health Science Center, Bexar County, TX
44 income tax records
$29,500/yr
$20K – $37K

Medical Assistant demographics in United States

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73% are single
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27% are married
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54% have kids
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32% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Medical Assistants in United States

81,691 full-time salaries from 2019
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FAQS
The average salary for a medical assistant in the United States is $32,500 per year. Medical assistant salaries in the United States can vary between $18,000 to $53,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 81,691 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as medical assistant.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for medical assistants in the United States: University of California ($53,500 a year), John Muir Physician Network ($51,500 a year), and Oregon Health & Science University ($47,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for medical assistants in the United States: San Jose Metro Area, CA ($50,000 a year), Santa Rosa Metro Area, CA ($47,000 a year), and San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($46,500 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.