Medical Assistant salary in Chicago Metro Area, IL

Average salary
$33,500/yr
Based on 1,631 income tax records
$17,500
$50,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$29K
 
$33K
 
$35K
 
$36K
 
$36K
$17,500
$50,500
How much do Medical Assistants make?
The average total salary for a Medical Assistant is $33,500 per year. This is based on data from 1,631 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Medical Assistant and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Medical Assistant salary can vary between $17,500 to $50,500 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 Illinois, Cook County, IL
17 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$36K – $52K
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UChicago Medicine, Cook County, IL
14 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$36K – $53K
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Cook County, Cook County, IL
17 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$26K – $48K
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Oak Street Health Mso, Cook County, IL
11 income tax records
$41,000/yr
$29K – $44K
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Rush University Medical Center, Cook County, IL
23 income tax records
$38,500/yr
$20K – $46K
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Advocate Health Care, Cook County, IL
62 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$22K – $49K
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NorthShore University HealthSystem, Cook County, IL
46 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$22K – $43K
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Northwestern Medicine, DeKalb County, IL
63 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$28K – $38K
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AMITA Health, Cook County, IL
14 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$27K – $42K
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Aurora Health Care, Kenosha County, WI
17 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$26K – $44K
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Franciscan Physician Network, Lake County, IN
18 income tax records
$33,000/yr
$27K – $43K
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Community Care Network, Lake County, IN
27 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$17K – $35K
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Loyola Medicine, Cook County, IL
14 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$24K – $38K
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Midwest Physician, Cook County, IL
32 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$18K – $41K

Medical Assistant demographics in Chicago Metro Area, IL

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79% are single
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21% are married
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54% have kids
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30% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Medical Assistants in Chicago Metro Area, IL

1,631 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a medical assistant in Chicago Metro Area, IL is $33,500 per year. Medical assistant salaries in Chicago Metro Area, IL can vary between $17,500 to $50,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,631 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as medical assistant.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for medical assistants near Chicago Metro Area, IL: University of Illinois ($45,000 a year), UChicago Medicine ($43,500 a year), and Cook County ($42,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for medical assistants near Chicago Metro Area, IL: Palatine, IL ($39,000 a year), Franklin, IN ($38,500 a year), and Oak Creek, WI ($38,000 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.