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Medical Assistant salary in the United States

Average total salary*
$31,000/yr
Average per year
$31,000
Average per year
$31,000
$18,000
Total salary range**
$49,500
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Based on 48,725 income tax records from TurboTax
How much do Medical Assistants make in the United States?
The average total salary for a Medical Assistant in the United States is $31,000 per year. This is based on data from 48,725 Intuit users who reported their occupation as Medical Assistant in 2019 and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Average per year
$31,000
Average per year
$31,000
$18,000
Total salary range**
$49,500
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Based on 48,725 income tax records from TurboTax

Salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, King County, WA
25 income tax records
$52,000/yr
$46K – $55K
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Proliance Surgeons, King County, WA
20 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$38K – $49K
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Public Hospital District No 1 Va, King County, WA
27 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$43K – $52K
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John Muir Physician Network, Contra Costa County, CA
22 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$42K – $48K
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The Everett Clinic, Snohomish County, WA
44 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$38K – $46K
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Dignity Health, Sacramento County, CA
28 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$39K – $45K
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University Of California San Diego, San Diego County, CA
23 income tax records
$40,500/yr
$39K – $45K
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Sante Health System, Fresno County, CA
20 income tax records
$40,500/yr
$32K – $44K
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Mental Health Systems, Pierce County, WA
38 income tax records
$40,500/yr
$32K – $45K
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The Vancouver Clinic, Clark County, WA
31 income tax records
$39,000/yr
$34K – $42K

Salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
661 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$36K – $53K
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Santa Rosa Metro Area, CA
118 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$34K – $50K
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San Jose Metro Area, CA
254 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$34K – $55K
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Seattle Metro Area, WA
1,060 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$35K – $48K
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Vallejo Metro Area, CA
100 income tax records
$41,000/yr
$33K – $49K
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Portland Metro Area, OR
621 income tax records
$39,000/yr
$33K – $44K
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Sacramento Metro Area, CA
470 income tax records
$38,500/yr
$31K – $46K
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Salem Metro Area, OR
129 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$32K – $41K
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Boston Metro Area, MA
672 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$31K – $42K
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Minneapolis Metro Area, MN
276 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$31K – $40K

Medical Assistant demographics

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74% are single
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26% are married
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55% have kids
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21% own a home

Medical Assistant salaries by age

$0
$8,500
$17,000
$25,500
$34,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Medical Assistants

48,725 full-time salaries from 2019

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73,208 income tax records
$26,500/yr
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Medical Office Assistant
1,094 income tax records
$28,000/yr
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Medical Support Assistant
838 income tax records
$37,000/yr
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Veterinary Assistant
6,941 income tax records
$25,500/yr
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.