Kentucky Medical Assistant Salary

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

Average Salary of a Kentucky Medical Assistant

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Medical Assistant was $33,000 vs the national salary of $38,000. A Medical Assistant in Kentucky saw a healthy number of companies featuring over 1,650 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
Kentucky Medical Assistant $33,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Kentucky are 14% lower than average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Spring View Hospital, CSL Behring, Pilot Flying J, Mercy Health, and Clark Regional Medical Center 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 $33,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Kentucky are 14% lower than average Clinical Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Catholic Health Initiatives, Hosparus, CHS Therapy, KentuckyOne Health, and Clark Regional Medical Center offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Dental Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Dental Assistant $51,000 Bar high
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Average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings in Kentucky are 14% lower than average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Terradin, KinderCare Education, Arbys Restaurant Group, Inc., Clark Regional Medical Center, and Xerox offering Full-time, Part-time, Commission, Contract, and Temporary 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 $36,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Administration Assistant salaries for job postings in Kentucky are 14% lower than average Medical Administration Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were University of Kentucky, First Urology, PSC, St. Claire Regional Medical Center, Premier Health Partners, and CSL Behring offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, and Contract 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 $25,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Laboratory Assistant salaries for job postings in Kentucky are 14% lower than average Medical Laboratory Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were University of Kentucky, CSL Plasma, KentuckyOne Health, Catholic Health Initiatives, and PREMISE HEALTH offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Commission, and Internship with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Nursing Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Nursing Assistant $43,000 Bar high
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Average Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings in Kentucky are 14% lower than average Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Signature HealthCARE LLC, KentuckyOne Health, Golden Living Centers, Spring View Hospital, and Atria Senior Living offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, and Temporary with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Patient Care Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Patient Care Assistant $49,000 Bar high
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Average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings in Kentucky are 14% lower than average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were KentuckyOne Health, Golden Living Centers, Spring View Hospital, TherapyTravelers, and Mercy Health offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, Commission, and Internship with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Pediatric Medical Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Pediatric Medical Assistant $52,000 Bar high
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Average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Kentucky are 14% lower than average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Home of The Innocents, KentuckyOne Health, Quest Diagnostics, Clark Regional Medical Center, and Masonic Homes of Kentucky 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 $52,000 Bar high
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Average Physical Therapy Assistant salaries for job postings in Kentucky are 14% lower than average Physical Therapy Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were HealthSouth, Golden Living Centers, TherapyTravelers, Genesis Healthcare, and Genesis Rehab Services offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, and Temporary with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Respiratory Care Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Respiratory Care Assistant $49,000 Bar high
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Average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings in Kentucky are 14% lower than average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Select Specialty Hospital, University of Kentucky, Catholic Health Initiatives, Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital, and Quorum Health offering Full-time and Part-time with Entry Level required.

Veterinarian Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Veterinarian Assistant $23,000 Bar high
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Average Veterinarian Assistant salaries for job postings in Kentucky are 14% lower than average Veterinarian Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Vetco Clinics, Banfield Pet Hospital, University of Louisville, Kentucky Humane Society, and Advanced Animal Care of Berea, KY offering Full-time, Contract, and Part-time with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Top Employers of Kentucky Medical Assistant’s

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 1,650 jobs for a Kentucky Medical Assistant with most employers looking for Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level candidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
Catholic Health Initiatives 159 jobs
KentuckyOne Health 133 jobs
University of Kentucky 109 jobs
Spring View Hospital 54 jobs
CSL Behring 52 jobs
Pilot Flying J 45 jobs
Mercy Health 41 jobs
Clark Regional Medical Center 33 jobs
CSL Plasma 26 jobs
University of Louisville Physicians 24 jobs
Home Instead Senior Care 23 jobs
Fresenius Medical Care 20 jobs
Wendy's 16 jobs
St. Claire Regional Medical Center 14 jobs
King's Daughters Medical Center 14 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 1,650 Medical Assistant jobs in Kentucky.

City # Jobs Available*
Louisville, KY 68 jobs
Lexington, KY 35 jobs
Kentucky 43 jobs
Owensboro, KY 23 jobs
Ashland, KY 20 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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