Mississippi Medical Assistant Salary

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

Average Salary of a Mississippi Medical Assistant

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Medical Assistant was $40,000 vs the national salary of $38,000. A Medical Assistant in Mississippi saw a healthy number of companies featuring over 472 jobs. The types of jobs posted ranged from Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, 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
Mississippi Medical Assistant $40,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Mississippi are 5% higher than average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Select Specialty Hospital, Anderson Regional Medical Center, St. Dominic Hospital, The University of Mississippi Medical Center, and Regency Hospital offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission 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 $40,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Mississippi are 5% higher than average Clinical Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Select Specialty Hospital, Reliant Rehabilitation, InSearch Medical, Diversicare of Carthage, LLC, and Diversicare of Meridian, LLC offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Dental Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Dental Assistant $61,000 Bar high
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Average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings in Mississippi are 5% higher than average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Regency Hospital, Gecko Hospitality, Republic Finance, Arbys Restaurant Group, Inc., and Wendy’s 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 $43,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Administration Assistant salaries for job postings in Mississippi are 5% higher than average Medical Administration Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were STG International, St. Dominic Hospital, CIOX Health, IOD Incorporated, and CSL Behring offering Full-time, Part-time, and Temporary with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Medical Laboratory Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Medical Laboratory Assistant $31,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Laboratory Assistant salaries for job postings in Mississippi are 5% higher than average Medical Laboratory Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were CSL Behring, CSL Plasma, Physician Clinics, 389-Valor Healthcare, Inc. (Concentra), and Quad/Graphics offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, and Temporary with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Nursing Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Nursing Assistant $52,000 Bar high
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Average Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings in Mississippi are 5% higher than average Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Therapy Management Corporation, CSL Behring, St. Dominic Hospital, Golden Living Centers, and TherapyTravelers offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Patient Care Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Patient Care Assistant $60,000 Bar high
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Average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings in Mississippi are 5% higher than average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Diversicare of Meridian, LLC, Orianna Health Systems, Regency Hospital, Diversicare of Carthage, LLC, and Golden Living Centers offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Pediatric Medical Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Pediatric Medical Assistant $63,000 Bar high
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Average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Mississippi are 5% higher than average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were HealthCare Traveler Jobs, The University of Mississippi Medical Center, Quad/Graphics, Quest Diagnostics, and St. Dominic Hospital offering Full-time and Part-time with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Physical Therapy Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Physical Therapy Assistant $63,000 Bar high
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Average Physical Therapy Assistant salaries for job postings in Mississippi are 5% higher than average Physical Therapy Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were TherapyTravelers, Therapy Management Corporation, Golden Living Centers, Reliant Rehabilitation, and Evergreen Rehabilitation 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 $60,000 Bar high
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Average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings in Mississippi are 5% higher than average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Select Specialty Hospital, SAVA SENIOR CARE – Countrybrook Living Center, Halcyon Rehabilitation, Fresenius Medical Care, and STG International offering Full-time and Part-time with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Veterinarian Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Veterinarian Assistant $28,000 Bar high
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Average Veterinarian Assistant salaries for job postings in Mississippi are 5% higher than average Veterinarian Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Banfield Pet Hospital, All Animal Hospital, and Acosta Veterinary Hospital offering Full-time and Part-time with Entry Level required.

Top Employers of Mississippi Medical Assistant’s

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 472 jobs for a Mississippi Medical Assistant with most employers looking for Mid Level and Entry Level candidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
Fresenius Medical Care 35 jobs
Memorial Hospital at Gulfport 27 jobs
Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation 24 jobs
CSL Behring 24 jobs
Pilot Flying J 15 jobs
Acadia Healthcare Facilities 14 jobs
CSL Plasma 13 jobs
STG International 11 jobs
Bolivar Medical Center 11 jobs
Select Specialty Hospital 9 jobs
Anderson Regional Medical Center 9 jobs
St. Dominic Hospital 8 jobs
The University of Mississippi Medical Center 7 jobs
Regency Hospital 6 jobs
Gecko Hospitality 6 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 472 Medical Assistant jobs in Mississippi.

City # Jobs Available*
Jackson, MS 23 jobs
Mississippi 18 jobs
Gulfport, MS 8 jobs
Hattiesburg, MS 9 jobs
Biloxi, MS 7 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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