Iowa Medical Assistant Salary

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

Average Salary of a Iowa Medical Assistant

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Medical Assistant was $37,000 vs the national salary of $38,000. A Medical Assistant in Iowa saw a healthy number of companies featuring over 2,048 jobs. The types of jobs posted ranged from Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, Internship, 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
Iowa Medical Assistant $37,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Iowa are 2% lower than average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Mercy Cedar Rapids, Hy-Vee, Inc., The University of Iowa, UI Community Medical Services, Inc., and Reliant Rehabilitation offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, Internship, and Commission with Senior Level, Entry Level, and Mid 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 $38,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Iowa are 2% lower than average Clinical Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were UnityPoint Health, Reliant Rehabilitation, CIOX Health, IOD Incorporated, and Mercy Hospital in Iowa City offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, and Contract with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Dental Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Dental Assistant $58,000 Bar high
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Average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings in Iowa are 2% lower than average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Iowa Primary Care Association, Select Specialty Hospital, A-1 CAREERS: Healthcare Division, United States Postal Service, and NP Now offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Commission, and Temporary 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 $41,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Administration Assistant salaries for job postings in Iowa are 2% lower than average Medical Administration Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were IOD Incorporated, CIOX Health, CSL Plasma, Reliant Rehabilitation, and UI Community Medical Services, Inc. offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, and Contract with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Medical Laboratory Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Medical Laboratory Assistant $29,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Laboratory Assistant salaries for job postings in Iowa are 2% lower than average Medical Laboratory Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Mercy Hospital in Iowa City, Mercy Sioux City, Mount Sinai Health System, The University of Iowa, and Fresenius Medical Care offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, and Commission with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Nursing Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Nursing Assistant $49,000 Bar high
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Average Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings in Iowa are 2% lower than average Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Reliant Rehabilitation, Catholic Health Initiatives, Mercy Cedar Rapids, Terradin LLC, and Care Initiatives offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Commission with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Patient Care Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Patient Care Assistant $56,000 Bar high
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Average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings in Iowa are 2% lower than average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Reliant Rehabilitation, Millennium Rehab & Consulting Inc., The University of Iowa, InSearch Medical, and Mercy Sioux City offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Commission with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Pediatric Medical Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Pediatric Medical Assistant $59,000 Bar high
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Average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Iowa are 2% lower than average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Sanford Health, University of Iowa Health Care, Iowa Primary Care Association, The University of Iowa, and Quest Diagnostics offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, and Temporary with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Physical Therapy Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Physical Therapy Assistant $59,000 Bar high
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Average Physical Therapy Assistant salaries for job postings in Iowa are 2% lower than average Physical Therapy Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Aegis Therapies, Mercy Cedar Rapids, Physiotherapy Associates, Genesis Healthcare, and Linn-Mar Community School District offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, and Temporary with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Respiratory Care Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Respiratory Care Assistant $56,000 Bar high
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Average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings in Iowa are 2% lower than average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Genesis Health System, Fresenius Medical Care, Mercy Cedar Rapids, Select Specialty Hospital, and Catholic Health Initiatives offering Full-time, Part-time, and Temporary with Entry Level required.

Veterinarian Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Veterinarian Assistant $26,000 Bar high
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Average Veterinarian Assistant salaries for job postings in Iowa are 2% lower than average Veterinarian Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Grinnell College, Sedona Staffing, and Porkhaven Farms offering Full-time with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Top Employers of Iowa Medical Assistant’s

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 2,048 jobs for a Iowa Medical Assistant with most employers looking for Senior Level, Entry Level, and Mid Level candidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
UnityPoint Health 202 jobs
Genesis Health System 141 jobs
Catholic Health Initiatives 131 jobs
Care Initiatives 102 jobs
Mercy Cedar Rapids 59 jobs
Hy-Vee, Inc. 47 jobs
The University of Iowa 46 jobs
UI Community Medical Services, Inc. 38 jobs
Reliant Rehabilitation 32 jobs
Pilot Flying J 30 jobs
Millennium Rehab & Consulting Inc. 29 jobs
InSearch Medical 27 jobs
Mercy Sioux City 22 jobs
Mercy Hospital in Iowa City 19 jobs
CSL Behring 18 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 2,048 Medical Assistant jobs in Iowa.

City # Jobs Available*
Des Moines, IA 64 jobs
Iowa 55 jobs
Waterloo, IA 46 jobs
Iowa City, IA 38 jobs
Cedar Rapids, IA 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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