Georgia Medical Assistant Salary

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

Average Salary of a Georgia Medical Assistant

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Medical Assistant was $43,000 vs the national salary of $38,000. A Medical Assistant in Georgia saw a healthy number of companies featuring over 3,509 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
Georgia Medical Assistant $43,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Georgia are 14% higher than average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Piedmont Healthcare, Columbus Regional Healthcare, Fresenius Medical Care, Grady Health System, and Northside Hospital 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 $44,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Georgia are 14% higher than average Clinical Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Kennestone Hospital, Fresenius Medical Care, Amedisys, Inc., Columbus Regional Healthcare, and InSearch Medical offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Commission with Senior Level, Entry Level, and Mid Level required.

Dental Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Dental Assistant $67,000 Bar high
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Average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings in Georgia are 14% higher than average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Childcare Network, Amedisys, Inc., Arbys Restaurant Group, Inc., Jack’s Family Restaurants, LP, and InSearch Medical offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Commission, and Contract with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Medical Administration Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Medical Administration Assistant $47,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Administration Assistant salaries for job postings in Georgia are 14% higher than average Medical Administration Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Atria Senior Living, Northside Hospital, Kaiser Permanente, Emory University, and CSL Behring offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, Commission, and Internship with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Medical Laboratory Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Medical Laboratory Assistant $34,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Laboratory Assistant salaries for job postings in Georgia are 14% higher than average Medical Laboratory Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Quest Diagnostics, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Northside Hospital, Fresenius Medical Care, and Emory University offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Nursing Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Nursing Assistant $57,000 Bar high
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Average Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings in Georgia are 14% higher than average Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were PETSMART, Columbus Regional Healthcare, Golden Living Centers, Kennestone Hospital, and Emory Healthcare 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 $65,000 Bar high
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Average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings in Georgia are 14% higher than average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Golden Living Centers, Genesis Healthcare, Emory Healthcare, Piedmont Healthcare, and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta 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 $68,000 Bar high
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Average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Georgia are 14% higher than average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were DeKalb Medical, BrightStar Care, Kennestone Hospital, Rockdale Medical Center, and Emory University offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, and Contract with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Physical Therapy Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Physical Therapy Assistant $68,000 Bar high
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Average Physical Therapy Assistant salaries for job postings in Georgia are 14% higher than average Physical Therapy Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Golden Living Centers, InSearch Medical, Fresenius Medical Care, TherapyTravelers, and Genesis Rehab Services offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission 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 $65,000 Bar high
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Average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings in Georgia are 14% higher than average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Select Specialty Hospital, Fresenius Medical Care, Regency Hospital, SAVA SENIOR CARE – Brian Center Health & Rehabilitation/Canton, and Medical Center of Central Georgia (200) 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 $30,000 Bar high
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Average Veterinarian Assistant salaries for job postings in Georgia are 14% higher than average Veterinarian Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Vetco Clinics, Banfield Pet Hospital, VCA Antech, Inc., Saint Francis Veterinary Specialists, and Atlanta Humane Society offering Full-time and Part-time with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Top Employers of Georgia Medical Assistant’s

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 3,509 jobs for a Georgia Medical Assistant with most employers looking for Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level candidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
Piedmont Healthcare 99 jobs
Columbus Regional Healthcare 90 jobs
Fresenius Medical Care 83 jobs
Grady Health System 81 jobs
Northside Hospital 76 jobs
Kennestone Hospital 65 jobs
Emory Healthcare 63 jobs
CSL Behring 62 jobs
PruittHealth 58 jobs
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta 58 jobs
Medical Group 54 jobs
St. Francis Hospital 45 jobs
Northeast Georgia Health System 38 jobs
WellStar Atlanta Medical Ctr 32 jobs
St. Joseph’s/Candler 32 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 3,509 Medical Assistant jobs in Georgia.

City # Jobs Available*
Atlanta, GA 299 jobs
Gainesville, GA 45 jobs
Savannah, GA 38 jobs
Marietta, GA 44 jobs
Columbus, GA 31 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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