Florida Medical Assistant Salary

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

Average Salary of a Florida Medical Assistant

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Medical Assistant was $35,000 vs the national salary of $38,000. A Medical Assistant in Florida saw a healthy number of companies featuring over 9,372 jobs. The types of jobs posted ranged from Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, Commission, and Internship while the most common level of experience required for these jobs was Mid Level.

In USD as of September 26, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Florida Medical Assistant $35,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Florida are 7% lower than average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Jackson Health System, Wendy's, Memorial Healthcare System, HCR ManorCare, and CSL Plasma offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, Commission, and Internship with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior 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 $36,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Florida are 7% lower than average Clinical Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Florida Hospital, Premier Health Partners, Kindred At Home, BayCare, and Reliant Rehabilitation offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, Commission, and Internship with Mid Level, Senior Level, and Entry Level required.

Dental Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Dental Assistant $55,000 Bar high
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Average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings in Florida are 7% lower than average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Banfield Pet Hospital, University of South Florida, Heartland Dental, LLC, Interim HealthCare, and Aspen Dental offering Full-time, Part-time, Commission, Temporary, Contract, and Internship with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Medical Administration Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Medical Administration Assistant $38,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Administration Assistant salaries for job postings in Florida are 7% lower than average Medical Administration Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were CSL Plasma, Memorial Healthcare System, Florida Hospital, University of Miami, and Interim HealthCare offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, Commission, and Internship with Entry Level, Senior Level, and Mid Level required.

Medical Laboratory Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Medical Laboratory Assistant $27,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Laboratory Assistant salaries for job postings in Florida are 7% lower than average Medical Laboratory Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Fresenius Medical Care, CSL Behring, Pediatric Associates Florida, CareSpot, and University of Miami offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Commission with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Nursing Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Nursing Assistant $47,000 Bar high
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Average Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings in Florida are 7% lower than average Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Interim HealthCare, Premier Health Partners, HCR ManorCare, Opis Senior Services Group, and Kindred At Home offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, Commission, and Internship 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 $53,000 Bar high
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Average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings in Florida are 7% lower than average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Memorial Healthcare System, Kindred At Home, Jackson Health System, BayCare, and Reliant Rehabilitation offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, Commission, and Internship 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 $56,000 Bar high
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Average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Florida are 7% lower than average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Nemours, Quest Diagnostics, Pediatric Associates Florida, BrightStar Care, and University of Florida offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, and Contract with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Physical Therapy Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Physical Therapy Assistant $56,000 Bar high
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Average Physical Therapy Assistant salaries for job postings in Florida are 7% lower than average Physical Therapy Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Kindred At Home, Consulate Health Care, Fresenius Medical Care, TherapyTravelers, and HealthSouth offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, Commission, and Internship with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Respiratory Care Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Respiratory Care Assistant $53,000 Bar high
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Average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings in Florida are 7% lower than average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Shands Healthcare, Florida Hospital, Fresenius Medical Care, Halcyon Rehabilitation, and OH Health Central Hospital offering Full-time, Part-time, and Contract with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Veterinarian Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Veterinarian Assistant $25,000 Bar high
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Average Veterinarian Assistant salaries for job postings in Florida are 7% lower than average Veterinarian Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Vetco Clinics, Banfield Pet Hospital, Operation Spay Bay, University of Florida, and Central Animal Hospital on Fourth Street offering Contract, Part-time, and Full-time with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Top Employers of Florida Medical Assistant’s

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 9,372 jobs for a Florida Medical Assistant with most employers looking for Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level candidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
BayCare 216 jobs
University of Miami 201 jobs
Hair Cuttery Salon 170 jobs
CSL Behring 163 jobs
Consulate Health Care 156 jobs
Shands Healthcare 152 jobs
Premier Health Partners 114 jobs
Tampa General Hospital 107 jobs
Florida Hospital 105 jobs
Jackson Health System 99 jobs
Wendy's 85 jobs
Memorial Healthcare System 83 jobs
HCR ManorCare 82 jobs
CSL Plasma 82 jobs
Heartland Dental, LLC 60 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 9,372 Medical Assistant jobs in Florida.

City # Jobs Available*
Orlando, FL 208 jobs
Tampa, FL 154 jobs
Miami, FL 113 jobs
Florida 114 jobs
Jacksonville, FL 96 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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