Massachusetts Medical Assistant Salary

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

Average Salary of a Massachusetts Medical Assistant

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Medical Assistant was $46,000 vs the national salary of $38,000. A Medical Assistant in Massachusetts saw a healthy number of companies featuring over 4,975 jobs. The types of jobs posted ranged from Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Commission while the most common level of experience required for these jobs was Mid Level.

In USD as of September 26, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Massachusetts Medical Assistant $46,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Massachusetts are 20% higher than average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Atrius Health, Boston Children's Hospital, UMass Memorial Medical Center, Kindred Healthcare, and Cape Cod Healthcare offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Commission 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 $46,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Massachusetts are 20% higher than average Clinical Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were LAHEY CLINIC, Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH), Atrius Health, BOSTON MEDICAL CENTER, and UMass Memorial Medical Center offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Commission with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Dental Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Dental Assistant $71,000 Bar high
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Average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings in Massachusetts are 20% higher than average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Cadence Education, Vinfen, Boston Children's Hospital, Friendly's, and MAS Medical Staffing offering Full-time, Part-time, Commission, Temporary, and Contract 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 $50,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Administration Assistant salaries for job postings in Massachusetts are 20% higher than average Medical Administration Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were The Children's Workshop, Cooley Dickinson Hospital, BOSTON MEDICAL CENTER, University of Massachusetts Medical School, and Signature Healthcare offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Commission with Senior Level, Entry Level, and Mid Level required.

Medical Laboratory Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Medical Laboratory Assistant $35,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Laboratory Assistant salaries for job postings in Massachusetts are 20% higher than average Medical Laboratory Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were HealthAlliance Hospital, Partners Community Physicians Organization(PCPO), Quest Diagnostics, Boston Children's Hospital, and Emerson Hospital offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission with Senior Level, Entry Level, and Mid Level required.

Nursing Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Nursing Assistant $60,000 Bar high
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Average Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings in Massachusetts are 20% higher than average Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Golden Living Centers, Genesis Rehab Services, Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH), Atria Senior Living, and Favorite Healthcare Staffing offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, 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 $69,000 Bar high
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Average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings in Massachusetts are 20% higher than average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Golden Living Centers, Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH), BOSTON MEDICAL CENTER, Cape Cod Healthcare, and Atrius Health offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Commission with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Pediatric Medical Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Pediatric Medical Assistant $72,000 Bar high
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Average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Massachusetts are 20% higher than average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were BOSTON MEDICAL CENTER, MILFORD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, UMass Memorial Medical Group Physicians, Cooley Dickinson Hospital, and Atrius Health offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, and Commission with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Physical Therapy Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Physical Therapy Assistant $72,000 Bar high
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Average Physical Therapy Assistant salaries for job postings in Massachusetts are 20% higher than average Physical Therapy Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Golden Living Centers, TherapyTravelers, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, HealthSouth, and Tender Touch Rehab Services, LLC offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, and Contract 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 $69,000 Bar high
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Average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings in Massachusetts are 20% higher than average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Cambridge Health Alliance, Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH), UMass Memorial Medical Group, Brigham & Women's Faulkner Hospital(BWFH), and Brigham & Women's Faulkner Hospital offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, and Contract with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Veterinarian Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Veterinarian Assistant $32,000 Bar high
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Average Veterinarian Assistant salaries for job postings in Massachusetts are 20% higher than average Veterinarian Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Vetco Clinics, The MSPCA–Angell, Charles River, Banfield Pet Hospital, and VIP Petcare offering Full-time, Part-time, Internship, and Temporary with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Top Employers of Massachusetts Medical Assistant’s

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 4,975 jobs for a Massachusetts Medical Assistant with most employers looking for Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level candidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH) 240 jobs
LAHEY CLINIC 157 jobs
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 152 jobs
Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH) 106 jobs
Atrius Health 89 jobs
Boston Children's Hospital 83 jobs
UMass Memorial Medical Center 70 jobs
Kindred Healthcare 63 jobs
Cape Cod Healthcare 63 jobs
BOSTON MEDICAL CENTER 63 jobs
South Shore Hospital 57 jobs
MAS Medical Staffing 54 jobs
North Shore Medical Center(NSMC) 53 jobs
Vinfen 48 jobs
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute 47 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 4,975 Medical Assistant jobs in Massachusetts.

City # Jobs Available*
Boston, MA 310 jobs
Worcester, MA 153 jobs
Massachusetts 134 jobs
Springfield, MA 58 jobs
Norwood, MA 22 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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