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Medical Assistant salary in the United States

Average salary
$31,000/yr
Based on 69,646 income tax records
$18,000
$49,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$18,000
$49,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

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The average salary for a Medical Assistant in the United States is $31,000 per year. This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 69,646 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as medical assistants. Medical Assistant salaries in the United States can vary between $18,000 to $49,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more. Read more
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Medical Assistant salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
926 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$35K – $53K
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San Jose Metro Area, CA
351 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$35K – $55K
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Santa Rosa Metro Area, CA
148 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$35K – $50K
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Seattle Metro Area, WA
1,534 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$35K – $48K
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Vallejo Metro Area, CA
154 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$33K – $51K
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Anchorage Metro Area, AK
131 income tax records
$40,000/yr
$34K – $44K
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Portland Metro Area, OR
892 income tax records
$39,000/yr
$33K – $44K
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Sacramento Metro Area, CA
680 income tax records
$38,500/yr
$31K – $45K
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Olympia Metro Area, WA
121 income tax records
$38,500/yr
$31K – $46K
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Bremerton Metro Area, WA
120 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$31K – $43K
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Boston Metro Area, MA
978 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$31K – $41K
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Minneapolis Metro Area, MN
401 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$31K – $40K
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Salem Metro Area, OR
192 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$31K – $40K
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Urban Honolulu Metro Area, HI
270 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$29K – $42K
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Hartford Metro Area, CT
361 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$31K – $40K
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Eugene Metro Area, OR
139 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$30K – $39K
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Bridgeport Metro Area, CT
163 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$31K – $40K
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Santa Maria Metro Area, CA
117 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$30K – $38K
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Oxnard Metro Area, CA
137 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$28K – $40K
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San Diego Metro Area, CA
742 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$28K – $40K
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Reno Metro Area, NV
219 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$31K – $38K
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Washington Metro Area, DC
1,013 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$28K – $40K
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Spokane Metro Area, WA
239 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$30K – $39K
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Worcester Metro Area, MA
229 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$30K – $38K
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Manchester Metro Area, NH
125 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$30K – $39K
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New Haven Metro Area, CT
252 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$30K – $38K
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Denver Metro Area, CO
769 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$29K – $39K
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New York Metro Area, NY
2,459 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$28K – $41K
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Springfield Metro Area, MA
238 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$30K – $38K
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Portland Metro Area, ME
191 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$29K – $38K
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Stockton Metro Area, CA
201 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$27K – $44K
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Medford Metro Area, OR
117 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$29K – $39K
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Austin Metro Area, TX
782 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$29K – $37K
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Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
1,373 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$28K – $39K
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Yakima Metro Area, WA
108 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$30K – $37K
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Baltimore Metro Area, MD
678 income tax records
$33,000/yr
$28K – $37K
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Philadelphia Metro Area, PA
1,584 income tax records
$33,000/yr
$28K – $37K
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Poughkeepsie Metro Area, NY
135 income tax records
$33,000/yr
$27K – $38K
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Providence Metro Area, RI
449 income tax records
$33,000/yr
$28K – $37K
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Milwaukee Metro Area, WI
351 income tax records
$32,500/yr
$28K – $37K
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North Port Metro Area, FL
231 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$28K – $36K
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Las Vegas Metro Area, NV
678 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$27K – $36K
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Dallas Metro Area, TX
2,150 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$27K – $36K
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Cape Coral Metro Area, FL
285 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$28K – $35K
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Miami Metro Area, FL
817 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$27K – $36K
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Chicago Metro Area, IL
1,346 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$28K – $36K
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Kennewick Metro Area, WA
134 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$27K – $36K
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Indianapolis Metro Area, IN
688 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$28K – $36K
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Phoenix Metro Area, AZ
1,931 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$27K – $36K
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Greeley Metro Area, CO
110 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$27K – $36K

Medical Assistant salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Swedish Health Services, Snohomish County, WA
24 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$44K – $56K
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Proliance Surgeons, King County, WA
26 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$40K – $51K
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University Of California, Los Angeles County, CA
24 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$43K – $49K
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University Of Washington, King County, WA
32 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$40K – $49K
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Providence, Thurston County, WA
24 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$42K – $49K
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John Muir Physician Network, Contra Costa County, CA
35 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$43K – $49K
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Virginia Mason Medical Center, King County, WA
37 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$41K – $51K
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Polyclinic, King County, WA
23 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$38K – $53K
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University Of California San Diego, San Diego County, CA
32 income tax records
$42,500/yr
$40K – $46K
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The Everett Clinic, Snohomish County, WA
61 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$38K – $46K
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Mental Health Systems, Pierce County, WA
55 income tax records
$40,500/yr
$33K – $45K
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Sharp Memorial Hospital, San Diego County, CA
35 income tax records
$40,000/yr
$36K – $43K
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The Vancouver Clinic, Clark County, WA
39 income tax records
$39,000/yr
$34K – $42K
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Scripps Health, San Diego County, CA
71 income tax records
$38,000/yr
$35K – $40K
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Einstein Healthcare Network, Philadelphia County, PA
33 income tax records
$37,500/yr
$35K – $39K
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Sante Health System, Fresno County, CA
30 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$31K – $43K
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Froedtert Health, Milwaukee County, WI
39 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$32K – $39K
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Trustees Of The University Of, Philadelphia County, PA
36 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$33K – $38K
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Advocate Health Care, Cook County, IL
44 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$32K – $37K
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HonorHealth, Maricopa County, AZ
69 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$32K – $37K
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Baylor Scott & White Health, Dallas County, TX
42 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$31K – $35K
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Iu Health Physicians Support Ser, Marion County, IN
31 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$30K – $38K
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OhioHealth, Franklin County, OH
54 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$29K – $36K
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Banner Medical Group, Maricopa County, AZ
49 income tax records
$33,000/yr
$31K – $35K
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Hcp Healthcare Partners Of Nevad, Clark County, NV
49 income tax records
$33,000/yr
$30K – $36K
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Cleveland Clinic, Cuyahoga County, OH
72 income tax records
$32,500/yr
$28K – $36K
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University Hospitals, Cuyahoga County, OH
68 income tax records
$32,500/yr
$29K – $35K
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Renown Health, Washoe County, NV
41 income tax records
$32,500/yr
$30K – $34K
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HealthFirst, Brevard County, FL
38 income tax records
$32,500/yr
$29K – $34K
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The Metrohealth System, Cuyahoga County, OH
34 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$29K – $35K
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Lehigh Valley Health Network, Lehigh County, PA
37 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$29K – $35K
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Wellspan Medical Group, York County, PA
39 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$30K – $35K
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University Of Utah, Salt Lake County, UT
69 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$28K – $36K
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Arizona Community Physicians PC, Pima County, AZ
37 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$27K – $36K
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Parkview Health, Allen County, IN
34 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$27K – $33K
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Allegheny Clinic, Allegheny County, PA
47 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$29K – $34K
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Aurora Health Care, Milwaukee County, WI
37 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$28K – $34K
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Central Ohio Primary Care Physic, Franklin County, OH
37 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$26K – $33K
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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, Mecklenburg County, NC
36 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$26K – $32K
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UNM Health, Bernalillo County, NM
39 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$28K – $32K
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Beaumont Health, Wayne County, MI
36 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$26K – $32K
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Lee Health, Lee County, FL
40 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$27K – $33K
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University Health System, Bexar County, TX
55 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$27K – $32K
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Advanstaff HR, Clark County, NV
38 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$26K – $35K
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Saint Luke’s, Ada County, ID
38 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$29K – $32K
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Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake County, UT
59 income tax records
$29,500/yr
$27K – $32K
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Family Healthcare Network, Tulare County, CA
32 income tax records
$29,500/yr
$27K – $33K
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UPMC, Allegheny County, PA
52 income tax records
$29,500/yr
$26K – $31K
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UT Health Science Center, Bexar County, TX
36 income tax records
$29,000/yr
$26K – $32K
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Promedica Central Physicians, Lucas County, OH
30 income tax records
$28,000/yr
$24K – $32K

Medical Assistant demographics in the United States

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74% are single
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26% are married
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58% have kids
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28% own a home

Medical Assistant salaries by age

$0
$8,375
$16,750
$25,125
$33,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Medical Assistants in the United States

69,646 full-time salaries from 2019
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