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Medical Administrative Assistant

Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician. Excludes "Physician Assistants" (29-1071).

National estimates for this occupation:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation: 

Employment Employment RSE Mean Hourly Wage Mean Annual Wage Wage RSE
523,260 0.8% $14.31 $29,760 0.3%

 Percentile wage estimates for this occupation: 

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $10.01 $11.71 $13.87 $16.56 $19.32
Annual Wage $20,810 $24,370 $28,860 $34,450 $40,190

 Medical Administrative Assistant