DC Medical Assistant Salary

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

Average Salary of a DC Medical Assistant

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Medical Assistant was $48,000 vs the national salary of $38,000. A Medical Assistant in DC saw a healthy number of companies featuring over 2,924 jobs. The types of jobs posted ranged from Full-time, Part-time, Commission, Contract, and Temporary while the most common level of experience required for these jobs was Senior Level.

In USD as of September 26, 2016 55k 110k 165k
DC Medical Assistant $48,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Washington, DC are 25% higher than average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Hair Cuttery Salon, Wendy's, Providence Hospital, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, and The George Washington University Hospital offering Full-time, Part-time, Commission, Contract, and Temporary 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 $48,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Washington, DC are 25% higher than average Clinical Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Kaiser Permanente, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, Quadrant, Inc., Wexford Health Sources, Inc., and MedStar Health Central Recruitment offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, 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 $74,000 Bar high
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Average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings in Washington, DC are 25% higher than average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Hair Cuttery Salon, Gecko Hospitality, Banfield Pet Hospital, McCabe, Weisberg & Conway, LLC, and Wexford Health Sources, Inc. offering Full-time, Part-time, Commission, Contract, and Temporary with Mid Level, Senior Level, and Entry Level required.

Medical Administration Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Medical Administration Assistant $52,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Administration Assistant salaries for job postings in Washington, DC are 25% higher than average Medical Administration Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Quadrant, Inc., Strategic IT Staffing, PAE, JOHNS HOPKINS HEALTH SYSTEM, and Reston Hospital Center – Reston offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission with Senior Level, Mid Level, and Entry Level required.

Medical Laboratory Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Medical Laboratory Assistant $37,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Laboratory Assistant salaries for job postings in Washington, DC are 25% higher than average Medical Laboratory Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were VCA Antech, Inc., Kaiser Permanente, General Dynamics – Information Technology, Holy Cross Health, and Internal Medicine Physician offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, and Temporary with Senior Level, Mid Level, and Entry Level required.

Nursing Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Nursing Assistant $63,000 Bar high
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Average Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings in Washington, DC are 25% higher than average Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Genesis Healthcare, Providence Hospital, PETSMART, Wexford Health Sources, Inc., and Adventist HealthCare offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission with Senior Level, Mid Level, and Entry Level required.

Patient Care Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Patient Care Assistant $72,000 Bar high
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Average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings in Washington, DC are 25% higher than average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Kaiser Permanente, Providence Hospital, Genesis Rehab Services, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, and Wexford Health Sources, Inc. offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Commission with Senior Level, Mid Level, and Entry Level required.

Pediatric Medical Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Pediatric Medical Assistant $75,000 Bar high
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Average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Washington, DC are 25% higher than average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Kaiser Permanente, BrightStar Care, Dimensions Healthcare System, Adventist HealthCare, and Children's Hospital offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Physical Therapy Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Physical Therapy Assistant $75,000 Bar high
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Average Physical Therapy Assistant salaries for job postings in Washington, DC are 25% higher than average Physical Therapy Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Tender Touch Rehab Services, LLC, Halcyon Rehabilitation, Erickson Living, Centra Healthcare Solutions, and The US Oncology Network offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, and Contract with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Respiratory Care Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Respiratory Care Assistant $72,000 Bar high
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Average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings in Washington, DC are 25% higher than average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Sentara Healthcare, Mary's Center, Fresenius Medical Care, MARYS CENTER FOR, and Clinical Management Consultants offering Full-time and Part-time with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Veterinarian Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Veterinarian Assistant $33,000 Bar high
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Average Veterinarian Assistant salaries for job postings in Washington, DC are 25% higher than average Veterinarian Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Banfield Pet Hospital, Fairfax County Government, Banfield Pet Hospital of Fairfax, Falls Church Animal Hospital, and VIP Petcare offering Part-time and Full-time with Entry Level required.

Top Employers of DC Medical Assistant’s

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 2,924 jobs for a DC Medical Assistant with most employers looking for Senior Level, Mid Level, and Entry Level candidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
Quadrant, Inc. 185 jobs
Kaiser Permanente 103 jobs
Hair Cuttery Salon 97 jobs
Wendy's 81 jobs
Providence Hospital 69 jobs
Medstar Georgetown University Hospital 64 jobs
The George Washington University Hospital 58 jobs
Wexford Health Sources, Inc. 56 jobs
MedStar Health Central Recruitment 39 jobs
Virginia Hospital Center 38 jobs
Dimensions Healthcare System 38 jobs
Adventist HealthCare 37 jobs
PAE 37 jobs
Children's Hospital 37 jobs
JOHNS HOPKINS HEALTH SYSTEM 35 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 2,924 Medical Assistant jobs in DC.

City # Jobs Available*
Washington, DC 274 jobs
Fairfax, VA 53 jobs
Jessup, MD 41 jobs
Cheverly, MD 38 jobs
Alexandria, VA 42 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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