Louisiana Medical Assistant Salary

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

Average Salary of a Louisiana Medical Assistant

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Medical Assistant was $34,000 vs the national salary of $38,000. A Medical Assistant in Louisiana saw a healthy number of companies featuring over 1,097 jobs. The types of jobs posted ranged from Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, 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
Louisiana Medical Assistant $34,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Louisiana are 11% lower than average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Fresenius Medical Care, Ochsner Health System, Christus Health, CSL Behring, and Lakeview Regional Medical Center offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, and Internship with Mid Level and Entry 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 $34,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Louisiana are 11% lower than average Clinical Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Kool Smiles, Unlisted Company, General Health System, InSearch Medical, and MPSI 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 $52,000 Bar high
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Average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings in Louisiana are 11% lower than average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Kool Smiles, Morgan City Health Care & Rehabilitation Center, Republic Finance, Amedisys, Inc., and Pilot Flying J offering Full-time, Part-time, Commission, Contract, and Temporary with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Medical Administration Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Medical Administration Assistant $37,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Administration Assistant salaries for job postings in Louisiana are 11% lower than average Medical Administration Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were General Health System, Grifols: US, Baton Rouge General Medical Center, Louisiana State Government, and Our Lady of the Lake offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Commission, and Contract with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Medical Laboratory Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Medical Laboratory Assistant $26,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Laboratory Assistant salaries for job postings in Louisiana are 11% lower than average Medical Laboratory Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Grifols: US, CSL Plasma, Our Lady of the Lake, Louisiana State Government, and Fresenius Medical Care offering Full-time, Commission, Part-time, and Contract with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Nursing Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Nursing Assistant $45,000 Bar high
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Average Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings in Louisiana are 11% lower than average Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Fresenius Medical Care, PETSMART, Unlisted Company, Christus Health, and Therapy Management Corporation offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Commission, and Temporary with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Patient Care Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Patient Care Assistant $51,000 Bar high
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Average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings in Louisiana are 11% lower than average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Ochsner Health System, Fresenius Medical Care, Christus Health, Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System, and Our Lady of the Lake offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, and Internship with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Pediatric Medical Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Pediatric Medical Assistant $53,000 Bar high
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Average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Louisiana are 11% lower than average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Quest Diagnostics, Children's International Medical Group, HealthCare Traveler Jobs, Lakeview Regional Medical Center, and Ochsner Health System offering Full-time and Part-time with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Physical Therapy Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Physical Therapy Assistant $53,000 Bar high
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Average Physical Therapy Assistant salaries for job postings in Louisiana are 11% lower than average Physical Therapy Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were RehabCare Group, Promise Healthcare, Louisiana State Government, Kindred At Home, and Centra Healthcare Solutions offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Commission, 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 $51,000 Bar high
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Average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings in Louisiana are 11% lower than average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Fresenius Medical Care, Healogics, Louisiana Delta Community College, Louisiana State Government, and Fresenius Kidney Care offering Full-time, Commission, and Part-time with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Veterinarian Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Veterinarian Assistant $24,000 Bar high
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Average Veterinarian Assistant salaries for job postings in Louisiana are 11% lower than average Veterinarian Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Vetco Clinics, Banfield Pet Hospital, Prytania Veterinary Hospital, Louisiana State University, and Tulane University offering Contract, Part-time, Full-time, and Commission with Entry Level required.

Top Employers of Louisiana Medical Assistant’s

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 1,097 jobs for a Louisiana Medical Assistant with most employers looking for Mid Level and Entry Level candidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
Fresenius Medical Care 86 jobs
Ochsner Health System 59 jobs
Christus Health 36 jobs
CSL Behring 35 jobs
Lakeview Regional Medical Center 25 jobs
Baton Rouge General Medical Center 21 jobs
West Jefferson Medical Center 20 jobs
CSL Plasma 19 jobs
General Health System 19 jobs
North Oaks Health System 18 jobs
Louisiana State Government 17 jobs
Lake Charles Memorial Health System 17 jobs
Louisiana Heart Hospital & Medical Group 17 jobs
Pilot Flying J 17 jobs
Unlisted Company 16 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 1,097 Medical Assistant jobs in Louisiana.

City # Jobs Available*
New Orleans, LA 60 jobs
Baton Rouge, LA 52 jobs
Lafayette, LA 15 jobs
Louisiana 22 jobs
Lake Charles, LA 16 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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