Colorado Medical Assistant Salary

This page provides you with a complete overview of the Medical Assisting field in the state of Colorado. Here you will find statistics on salaries, careers, jobs and best cities hiring a Medical Assistant and more.

Average Salary of a Colorado Medical Assistant

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Medical Assistant was $34,000 vs the national salary of $38,000. A Medical Assistant in Colorado saw a healthy number of companies featuring over 3,076 jobs. The types of jobs posted ranged from Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission while the most common level of experience required for these jobs was Senior Level.

In USD as of September 26, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Colorado Medical Assistant $34,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Colorado are 11% lower than average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were University of Colorado Health, CSL Behring, Wendy's | BODAN Inc. Group W Partners LLC, Bodan Inc., and Kindred At Home offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission with Senior Level, Mid Level, and Entry Level required.

Additional Salaries by Assistant Type

In this section explore additional details on the following specialities:

  1. Clinical Medical Assistant
  2. Dental Assistant
  3. Medical Administration Assistant
  4. Medical Laboratory Assistant
  5. Nursing Assistant
  6. Patient Care Assistant
  7. Pediatric Medical Assistant
  8. Physical Therapy Assistant
  9. Respiratory Care Assistant
  10. Veterinarian Assistant

Clinical Medical Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Clinical Medical Assistant $34,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Colorado are 11% lower than average Clinical Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Good Samaritan Medical Center, Lafayette, CO, University of Colorado Health, Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver, CO, Lutheran Medical Center, Wheat Ridge, CO, and Banner Health offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Commission with Entry Level, Senior Level, and Mid Level required.

Dental Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Dental Assistant $52,000 Bar high
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Average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings in Colorado are 11% lower than average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were University of Colorado, Brookdale, Banfield Pet Hospital, 247 Home Health Care, and Interim HealthCare offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Commission, and Temporary with Senior Level, Mid Level, and Entry Level required.

Medical Administration Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Medical Administration Assistant $37,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Administration Assistant salaries for job postings in Colorado are 11% lower than average Medical Administration Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Take Care Health, Boulder Valley School District, National Jewish Health, Denver Health, and Addison Group offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Commission with Mid Level, Senior Level, and Entry Level required.

Medical Laboratory Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Medical Laboratory Assistant $26,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Laboratory Assistant salaries for job postings in Colorado are 11% lower than average Medical Laboratory Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were CSL Plasma, Mountain Family Health Centers, Grifols: US, Sky Ridge Medical Center, and Salud Family Health Centers offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Commission, and Contract with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Nursing Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Nursing Assistant $44,000 Bar high
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Average Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings in Colorado are 11% lower than average Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Interim HealthCare, PETSMART, Kindred At Home, University of Colorado, and Genesis Healthcare offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Commission with Senior Level, Entry Level, and Mid Level required.

Patient Care Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Patient Care Assistant $51,000 Bar high
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Average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings in Colorado are 11% lower than average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were University of Colorado, Kindred At Home, Interim HealthCare, Genesis Healthcare, and Banner Health offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Commission with Senior Level, Entry Level, and Mid Level required.

Pediatric Medical Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Pediatric Medical Assistant $53,000 Bar high
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Average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Colorado are 11% lower than average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Take Care Health, BrightStar Care, Hero Practice Services, PENROSE HOSPITAL, and Take Care Health Systems offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, and Contract with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Physical Therapy Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Physical Therapy Assistant $53,000 Bar high
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Average Physical Therapy Assistant salaries for job postings in Colorado are 11% lower than average Physical Therapy Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Supplemental Health Care, Kindred At Home, Avamere Health Services, 247 Home Health Care, and Legacy Healthcare Services offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, and Contract with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Respiratory Care Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Respiratory Care Assistant $51,000 Bar high
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Average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings in Colorado are 11% lower than average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Sava Senior Care, Bechtel, University of Colorado Health, National Jewish Health, and Western Nephrology offering Full-time and Part-time with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Veterinarian Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Veterinarian Assistant $23,000 Bar high
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Average Veterinarian Assistant salaries for job postings in Colorado are 11% lower than average Veterinarian Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Banfield Pet Hospital, Vetco Clinics, Larimer Humane, Woodmoor Veterinary Hospital, and Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital offering Full-time, Contract, and Part-time with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Top Employers of Colorado Medical Assistant’s

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 3,076 jobs for a Colorado Medical Assistant with most employers looking for Senior Level, Mid Level, and Entry Level candidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
University of Colorado 104 jobs
University of Colorado Health 94 jobs
CSL Behring 84 jobs
Wendy's | BODAN Inc. Group W Partners LLC 68 jobs
Bodan Inc. 68 jobs
Kindred At Home 59 jobs
Kaiser Permanente 53 jobs
Banner Health 45 jobs
Good Samaritan Medical Center, Lafayette, CO 44 jobs
CSL Plasma 43 jobs
Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver, CO 38 jobs
Douglas County School District 37 jobs
Maxim Healthcare Services 32 jobs
Lutheran Medical Center, Wheat Ridge, CO 30 jobs
AVISTA ADVENTIST HOSPITAL 30 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 3,076 Medical Assistant jobs in Colorado.

City # Jobs Available*
Denver, CO 125 jobs
Colorado Springs, CO 78 jobs
Jefferson County, CO 0 jobs
Aurora, CO 56 jobs
Fort Collins, CO 25 jobs

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*Indicates number of job postings as of September, 2016.

Written by Robert Sanchez
Robert Sanchez is HealthGrad.com's Chief Editorialist. Robert Sanchez has over 10 years experience in the Healthcare field and more recently has become an avid writer advising on career and job topics in this exciting field.

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