Earnings vary with the physician’s or surgeon’s number of years in practice, geographic region of practice, hours worked, skill, personality, and professional reputation.
Top paying States for this occupation
Actual salary values will fluctuate based on various factors such as geographical region, surgeon's number of years in practice, demand, specialty, and more.
The Pacific region currently shows the highest annual earnings for medical assistants, with averages of $16.85 hourly and $32,240 annually. Across the country, the West North Central region had the second highest hourly rate, with an average of $15.53. The Middle Atlantic region turned in the second highest annual salary, with an average of $30,256.
- Salary Survey - American Association of Medical Assistants
- Physician Compensation Report: 2013 - Medscape
- Physicians and Surgeons, All Other - Bureau of Labor Statistics
- 2011 - 2012 Physician Salary Survey - Profiles - ProfilesDatabase.com
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