Illinois Medical Assistant Salary

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

Average Salary of a Illinois 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 Illinois saw a healthy number of companies featuring over 6,119 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
Illinois Medical Assistant $43,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Illinois are 13% higher than average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Chicago Public Schools, OSF Healthcare, NorthShore University HealthSystem, Centegra Health System, and Cadence Health 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 Illinois are 13% higher than average Clinical Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Centegra Health System, Presence Health, Rush University Medical Center, Northwestern University, and Northwestern Medicine offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission with Senior Level, Mid Level, and Entry 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 Illinois are 13% higher than average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Cadence Education Inc., KinderCare Education, Brookdale, Heartland Dental, LLC, and Dental Dreams 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 $47,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Administration Assistant salaries for job postings in Illinois are 13% higher than average Medical Administration Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were University of Illinois at Chicago, Grifols: US, BrightStar Care, UnityPoint Health, and Home Instead Senior Care 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 $33,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Laboratory Assistant salaries for job postings in Illinois are 13% higher than average Medical Laboratory Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Grifols: US, MacNeal Hospital, Springfield Clinic, Heartland Alliance, and Dupage Medical Group offering Full-time, Part-time, Commission, Contract, and Temporary with Mid Level, Entry 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 Illinois are 13% higher than average Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were OSF Healthcare, HCR ManorCare, JourneyCare, Wexford Health Sources, Inc., and Rush University Medical Center offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, 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 $65,000 Bar high
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Average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings in Illinois are 13% higher than average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were NorthShore University HealthSystem, Northwestern Medicine, Centegra Health System, Cadence Education Inc., and Dupage Medical Group 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 $68,000 Bar high
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Average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Illinois are 13% higher than average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Howard Brown Health, Sinai Health System, MacNeal Hospital, Presence Health, and University of Illinois at Chicago 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 Illinois are 13% higher than average Physical Therapy Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Wexford Health Sources, Inc., TherapyTravelers, Athletico Physical Therapy, Community Physical Therapy, and Fresenius Medical Care offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission with Entry Level and Mid 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 Illinois are 13% higher than average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were SAVA SENIOR CARE – Odin HealthCare Center, Fresenius Medical Care, Northwestern Medicine, RML Specialty Hospital, and BJC HealthCare 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 Illinois are 13% higher than average Veterinarian Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were University of Illinois, Vetco Clinics, Elk Grove Pet Clinic, Northwestern University, and Banfield Pet Hospital offering Full-time and Part-time with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Top Employers of Illinois Medical Assistant’s

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 6,119 jobs for a Illinois Medical Assistant with most employers looking for Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level candidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
Advocate Health Care 262 jobs
Presence Health 208 jobs
Northwestern Medicine 155 jobs
Wexford Health Sources, Inc. 140 jobs
Dupage Medical Group 108 jobs
Chicago Public Schools 96 jobs
OSF Healthcare 94 jobs
NorthShore University HealthSystem 89 jobs
Centegra Health System 85 jobs
Cadence Health 85 jobs
CSL Behring 82 jobs
Fresenius Medical Care 81 jobs
Rush University Medical Center 77 jobs
UnityPoint Health 73 jobs
Northwestern University 72 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 6,119 Medical Assistant jobs in Illinois.

City # Jobs Available*
Chicago, IL 461 jobs
Peoria, IL 73 jobs
Illinois 77 jobs
Rockford, IL 46 jobs
Naperville, IL 35 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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