New Mexico Medical Assistant Salary

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

Average Salary of a New Mexico 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 New Mexico saw a healthy number of companies featuring over 1,095 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 Entry Level.

In USD as of September 26, 2016 55k 110k 165k
New Mexico Medical Assistant $33,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in New Mexico are 13% lower than average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Presbyterian Medical Services, Memorial Medical Center of Las Cruces, CSL Behring, MountainView Regional Medical Center, and Lovelace Health System offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Commission with Entry Level and Mid 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 New Mexico are 13% lower than average Clinical Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were UNM Medical Group, Inc., Presbyterian Medical Services, Presbyterian Healthcare Services, MountainView Regional Medical Center, and Kindred At Home 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 $51,000 Bar high
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Average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings in New Mexico are 13% lower than average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Espanola Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation, Pep Boys, UNM Medical Group, Inc., Terradin LLC, and National Medical Services offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Commission 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 New Mexico are 13% lower than average Medical Administration Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were UNM Medical Group, Inc., Dungarvin, CSL Behring, CIOX Health, and IOD Incorporated offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Commission, and Contract 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 $26,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Laboratory Assistant salaries for job postings in New Mexico are 13% lower than average Medical Laboratory Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were University of New Mexico, CSL Plasma, Memorial Medical Center of Las Cruces, Christus Health, and Nor-Lea General Hospital Employment Center offering Full-time, Part-time, and Contract with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Nursing Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Nursing Assistant $44,000 Bar high
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Average Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings in New Mexico are 13% lower than average Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Genesis Healthcare, Presbyterian Healthcare Services, Terradin LLC, Presbyterian Medical Services, and Reliant Rehabilitation 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 $50,000 Bar high
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Average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings in New Mexico are 13% lower than average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Presbyterian Healthcare Services, Genesis Healthcare, Terradin LLC, Reliant Rehabilitation, and Memorial Medical Center of Las Cruces 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 $52,000 Bar high
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Average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in New Mexico are 13% lower than average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were University of New Mexico, HealthCare Traveler Jobs, MountainView Regional Medical Center, Global Empire LLC, and Lovelace Health System offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, and Temporary with Entry Level and Mid 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 New Mexico are 13% lower than average Physical Therapy Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Aegis Therapies, Genesis Rehab Services, Presbyterian Healthcare Services, Relient Health, and HealthSouth offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Respiratory Care Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Respiratory Care Assistant $50,000 Bar high
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Average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings in New Mexico are 13% lower than average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were UNM Medical Group, Inc., University of New Mexico, Fresenius Medical Care, Christus Health, and UNM Hospitals 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 $23,000 Bar high
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Average Veterinarian Assistant salaries for job postings in New Mexico are 13% lower than average Veterinarian Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were University of New Mexico, Banfield Pet Hospital, City of Las Cruces, NM, City of Farmington, and ABQ Petcare offering Full-time and Part-time with Entry Level required.

Top Employers of New Mexico Medical Assistant’s

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 1,095 jobs for a New Mexico Medical Assistant with most employers looking for Entry Level and Mid Level candidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
Presbyterian Healthcare Services 123 jobs
Presbyterian Medical Services 92 jobs
Memorial Medical Center of Las Cruces 47 jobs
CSL Behring 43 jobs
MountainView Regional Medical Center 30 jobs
Lovelace Health System 28 jobs
University of New Mexico 28 jobs
UNM Hospitals 26 jobs
CSL Plasma 20 jobs
TriCore Reference Laboratories 20 jobs
NP Now 18 jobs
Fresenius Medical Care 18 jobs
LOVELACE MEDICAL GROUP 16 jobs
HealthCare Partners 16 jobs
Reliant Rehabilitation 16 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 1,095 Medical Assistant jobs in New Mexico.

City # Jobs Available*
Albuquerque, NM 174 jobs
New Mexico 55 jobs
Santa Fe, NM 53 jobs
Las Cruces, NM 32 jobs
Roswell, NM 23 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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