Clinical Assistant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$54,000
$29,000
Min 10%
$54,000
Median 50%
$100,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
New York, NY
Highest Paying State
New York
Average Experience Level
2.4 years
How much does a clinical assistant make?
The national average salary for a Clinical Assistant in the U.S. is $54,147 annually or $26.03 hourly. The top 10 percent make over $100,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $29,000 per year. Most Clinical Assistant jobs are in Health Care companies and Education companies. The top 5 states when it comes to Clinical Assistant salaries are New York, Massachusetts, Delaware, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. Most Clinical Assistants spend 2.4 years in the position.

Average Clinical Assistant Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Clinical Assistant in the United States is $54,147 per year or $26.03 per hour. Working in New York, NY as a Clinical Assistant will pay you the highest wages at around $71,858 per year. The New York, NY average entry-level salary for Clinical Assistants is $25,000. New York, Massachusetts, Delaware, Connecticut, and Rhode Island are the top 5 highest earning states for Clinical Assistants. Louisiana, Nebraska, Alabama, Arkansas, and Montana are at the bottom for competitive pay.

Map of Clinical Assistant Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Clinical Assistants earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Clinical Assistant Salary By Company

If you are a Clinical Assistant, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Health Care companies and Education companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Companies like Washington University in St. Louis or Purdue University will get you the highest pay packages. In addition, companies like Boston University and Columbia University report highly competitive salaries for Clinical Assistants.

Average Clinical Assistant Pay By Industry

Wages for Clinical Assistants can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Education companies, Non Profits companies, and Health Care companies pay higher-than-average wages for Clinical Assistants. Education companies pay their Clinical Assistants the highest wages, averaging $83,260 per year. Non Profits companies and Health Care companies pay well too, at $67,210 and $54,970, respectively. The average salary for Clinical Assistants in the Pharmaceutical industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $47,612.
Industry
Average Salary
Education
Education
$83,260
$83k
Non Profits
Non Profits
$67,210
$67k
Health Care
Health Care
$54,970
$55k
Pharmaceutical
Pharmaceutical
$47,612
$48k

Clinical Assistant Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Clinical Assistant Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Clinical Assistant can range from $47,358 to $56,022 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Clinical Assistant Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
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Clinical Assistant
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$39,653
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03/20/2020
$22,957
University of Utah
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03/17/2020
$25,044
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$60,523
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03/14/2020
$33,392
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$20,870
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$25,044
VIP Petcare
Clinic Assistant-Veterinary
03/14/2020
$31,305
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Clinic Assistant-Veterinary Wellness Center
03/14/2020
$29,218
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$22,957
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