Clinical Medical Assistant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$33,000
$26,000
$33,000
$41,000
Clinical medical assistants in the United States make an average salary of $33,275 per year or $16.0 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $26,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $41,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, Connecticut, and Maine provide the highest clinical medical assistant salaries.
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Map of Clinical Medical Assistant Salaries

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

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Average Clinical Medical Assistant Salary By Location

While a clinical medical assistant can average a salary of $33,275 per year, or $16.0 per hour, there are many opportunities for clinical medical assistants to make more. For example, in Burlington, MA you might make $46,056 per year. Other high-paying locations include New York, NY, Longview, WA and Lewiston, ME. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Burlington, MA where the average starting salary is $16,000. The highest paying states for clinical medical assistants include Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New York. Meanwhile, Missouri, Mississippi, and Louisiana offer the lowest salaries.

Average Clinical Medical Assistant Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a clinical medical assistant, being employed by a company such as Optum or University of California Press would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Duke University and University of Oklahoma also report highly competitive salaries for clinical medical assistants.

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Clinical Medical Assistant Salary History

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Clinical Medical Assistant Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a clinical medical assistant can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation 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 Medical Assistant Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
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07/29/2020
$32,933
$32,933
07/29/2020
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07/27/2020
07/27/2020
$25,044
$25,044
07/27/2020
Medical Assistant II-Uicc North Liberty Clinic
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07/21/2020
07/21/2020
$34,598
$34,598
07/21/2020
University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation
University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation
Medical Assistant (MA, CMA, LPN)-Sleep Lab FTE-Wisconsin Sleep Clinic (5225)
Medical Assistant (MA, CMA, LPN)-Sleep Lab FTE-Wisconsin Sleep Clinic (5225)
Medical Assistant (MA, CMA, LPN)-Sleep Lab FTE-Wisconsin Sleep Clinic (5225)
07/21/2020
07/21/2020
$34,936
$34,936
07/21/2020
Nextaff
Nextaff
Medical Assistant/Clinical Coordinator
Medical Assistant/Clinical Coordinator
Medical Assistant/Clinical Coordinator
07/20/2020
07/20/2020
$31,305
$31,305
07/20/2020
University of Texas Medical Branch
University of Texas Medical Branch
(Bi-Lingual Spanish) Medical Assistant I-Ob-Gyn Clinic Pearland
(Bi-Lingual Spanish) Medical Assistant I-Ob-Gyn Clinic Pearland
(Bi-Lingual Spanish) Medical Assistant I-Ob-Gyn Clinic Pearland
07/20/2020
07/20/2020
$28,960
$28,960
07/20/2020
Medical Assistant & Clinical Support Staff Trainer
Medical Assistant & Clinical Support Staff Trainer
07/17/2020
07/17/2020
$22,957
$22,957
07/17/2020
Medical Assistant (MA, CMA, LPN)-Nephrology FTE-Kidney Clinic (5661)
Medical Assistant (MA, CMA, LPN)-Nephrology FTE-Kidney Clinic (5661)
07/16/2020
07/16/2020
$34,936
$34,936
07/16/2020
Peace Health
Peace Health
Medical Assistant-Walk In Clinic
Medical Assistant-Walk In Clinic
Medical Assistant-Walk In Clinic
07/16/2020
07/16/2020
$38,860
$38,860
07/16/2020
Medical Assistant (MA, CMA, LPN)-Internal Medicine FTE-West Clinic (5578)
Medical Assistant (MA, CMA, LPN)-Internal Medicine FTE-West Clinic (5578)
07/09/2020
07/09/2020
$34,936
$34,936
07/09/2020