Medical Office Assistant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$29,000
$24,000
$29,000
$36,000
Medical office assistants in the United States make an average salary of $29,949 per year or $14.4 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $24,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $36,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Washington, Idaho, Oregon, Wyoming, and Minnesota provide the highest medical office assistant salaries.
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Map of Medical Office Assistant Salaries

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

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Average Medical Office Assistant Salary By Location

While a medical office assistant can average a salary of $29,949 per year, or $14.4 per hour, there are many opportunities for medical office assistants to make more. For example, in Minneapolis, MN you might make $36,237 per year. Other high-paying locations include Belmont, CA, Worcester, MA and Manchester, CT. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Minneapolis, MN where the average starting salary is $27,000. The highest paying states for medical office assistants include Washington, Idaho and Oregon. Meanwhile, Pennsylvania, Mississippi, and Louisiana offer the lowest salaries.

Average Medical Office Assistant Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a medical office assistant, working for The Washington Hospital or University of Oklahoma might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Frederick Memorial Hospital and Lafayette General Health report highly competitive salaries for medical office assistants.

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Medical Office Assistant Salary History

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Medical Office Assistant Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a medical office 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 Medical Office Assistant Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Medical Office Assistant
Medical Office Assistant
07/29/2020
07/29/2020
$31,305
$31,305
07/29/2020
Medical Office Coordinator/Certified Medical Assistant
Medical Office Coordinator/Certified Medical Assistant
07/24/2020
07/24/2020
$31,848
$31,848
07/24/2020
Bilingual Medical Office Assistant
Bilingual Medical Office Assistant
06/25/2020
06/25/2020
$31,305
$31,305
06/25/2020
Medical Back Office Assistant
Medical Back Office Assistant
06/24/2020
06/24/2020
$33,392
$33,392
06/24/2020
Med Scribe, Inc.
Med Scribe, Inc.
#615201: Medical Office Assistant/Unit Secretary
#615201: Medical Office Assistant/Unit Secretary
#615201: Medical Office Assistant/Unit Secretary
06/15/2020
06/15/2020
$29,218
$29,218
06/15/2020
Medical Office Coordinator/Certified Medical Assistant
Medical Office Coordinator/Certified Medical Assistant
06/11/2020
06/11/2020
$31,848
$31,848
06/11/2020
Medical Office Assistant
Medical Office Assistant
06/05/2020
06/05/2020
$41,740
$41,740
06/05/2020
Masiello Employment Services
Masiello Employment Services
Medical Office Assistant #12308
Medical Office Assistant #12308
Medical Office Assistant #12308
06/04/2020
06/04/2020
$27,131
$27,131
06/04/2020
Masiello Employment Services
Masiello Employment Services
Medical Office Assistant
Medical Office Assistant
Medical Office Assistant
05/28/2020
05/28/2020
$27,131
$27,131
05/28/2020
American Eyecare
American Eyecare
Optical Office Reception/Dr's Assistant
Optical Office Reception/Dr's Assistant
Optical Office Reception/Dr's Assistant
05/26/2020
05/26/2020
$22,957
$22,957
05/26/2020