New Jersey Medical Assistant Salary

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

Average Salary of a New Jersey Medical Assistant

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Medical Assistant was $41,000 vs the national salary of $38,000. A Medical Assistant in New Jersey saw a healthy number of companies featuring over 3,930 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 Entry Level.

In USD as of September 26, 2016 55k 110k 165k
New Jersey Medical Assistant $41,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in New Jersey are 8% higher than average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were JFK Medical, Summit Medical, Rutgers University, Dungarvin, and CareOne offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, Commission, and Internship with Entry Level, Mid 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 $42,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in New Jersey are 8% higher than average Clinical Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Meridian Health, Barnabas Health, Rutgers University, Hackensack University Medical Center, and Maxim Healthcare Services offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Commission with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Dental Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Dental Assistant $63,000 Bar high
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Average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings in New Jersey are 8% higher than average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Allied Dental, Mavis Tire Supply, Applebee's, Maxim Healthcare Services, and KinderCare Education offering Full-time, Part-time, Commission, Contract, Temporary, and Internship with Senior Level, Mid Level, and Entry Level required.

Medical Administration Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Medical Administration Assistant $45,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Administration Assistant salaries for job postings in New Jersey are 8% higher than average Medical Administration Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Union County College, AtlantiCare, Premier Health Partners, Summit Medical, and Meridian Health offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, Internship, and Commission with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Medical Laboratory Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Medical Laboratory Assistant $32,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Laboratory Assistant salaries for job postings in New Jersey are 8% higher than average Medical Laboratory Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Bio-Reference Laboratories, Inc., MedExpress, Vanguard Medical Group PA, Meridian Health, and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Commission with Entry Level, Senior Level, and Mid Level required.

Nursing Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Nursing Assistant $54,000 Bar high
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Average Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings in New Jersey are 8% higher than average Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were PETSMART, Dungarvin, JFK Medical, Genesis Rehab Services, and Rutgers University offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, Internship, 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 $62,000 Bar high
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Average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings in New Jersey are 8% higher than average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Genesis Rehab Services, Atlantic Health System, Rutgers University, Hackensack University Medical Center, and JFK Medical offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, Internship, 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 $65,000 Bar high
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Average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in New Jersey are 8% higher than average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Hackensack University Medical Center, Rutgers University, BrightStar Care – Morris County, NJ, BrightStar Care – Freehold, NJ, and Barnabas Health 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 $65,000 Bar high
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Average Physical Therapy Assistant salaries for job postings in New Jersey are 8% higher than average Physical Therapy Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Encore Rehabilitation Services, Execu | Search, Rutgers University, Coastal Home Rehabilitation, and NovaCare Rehabilitation offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, and Contract with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Respiratory Care Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Respiratory Care Assistant $62,000 Bar high
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Average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings in New Jersey are 8% higher than average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were The NBN Group, CareOne, Fresenius Medical Care, Raritan Bay Medical Center, and Meridian Health offering Full-time and Part-time with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Veterinarian Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Veterinarian Assistant $29,000 Bar high
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Average Veterinarian Assistant salaries for job postings in New Jersey are 8% higher than average Veterinarian Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Banfield Pet Hospital, Centenary University, Red Bank Veterinary Hospital, Zoetis, and Alliance Emergency Veterinary Clinic offering Full-time and Part-time with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Top Employers of New Jersey Medical Assistant’s

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 3,930 jobs for a New Jersey Medical Assistant with most employers looking for Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level candidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
Barnabas Health 176 jobs
Meridian Health 165 jobs
Oaks Integrated Care 104 jobs
JFK Medical 93 jobs
Summit Medical 83 jobs
Rutgers University 79 jobs
Dungarvin 69 jobs
CareOne 63 jobs
Atlantic Health System 58 jobs
Hackensack University Medical Center 53 jobs
Hunterdon Health Care 47 jobs
Maxim Healthcare Services 45 jobs
VIRTUA 42 jobs
Fresenius Medical Care 42 jobs
Bio-Reference Laboratories, Inc. 40 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 3,930 Medical Assistant jobs in New Jersey.

City # Jobs Available*
New Jersey 87 jobs
Newark, NJ 50 jobs
Long Branch, NJ 56 jobs
Hackensack, NJ 31 jobs
Passaic, NJ 25 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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