North Carolina Medical Assistant Salary

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

Average Salary of a North Carolina Medical Assistant

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Medical Assistant was $36,000 vs the national salary of $38,000. A Medical Assistant in North Carolina saw a healthy number of companies featuring over 4,808 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
North Carolina Medical Assistant $36,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were CSL Behring, East Carolina University, Maxim Healthcare Services, UNC Physicians Network, and Fresenius Medical Care 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 $37,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Clinical Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were East Carolina University, Reliant Rehabilitation, CVS Health, Frye Regional Medical Center, and Novant Health offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, Commission, and Internship with Senior Level, Mid Level, and Entry Level required.

Dental Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Dental Assistant $56,000 Bar high
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Average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Maxim Healthcare Services, Banfield Pet Hospital, InSearch Medical, ResCare, and Childcare Network offering Full-time, Part-time, Commission, Temporary, and Contract with Mid Level, Senior Level, and Entry Level required.

Medical Administration Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Medical Administration Assistant $39,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Administration Assistant salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Medical Administration Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were CIOX Health, CSL Behring, Central Carolina Hospital, IOD Incorporated, and Grifols: US offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Commission, Contract, and Internship with Mid Level, Senior Level, and Entry Level required.

Medical Laboratory Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Medical Laboratory Assistant $28,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Laboratory Assistant salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Medical Laboratory Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Duke University and Duke University Health System, Quest Diagnostics, North Carolina Office of State Human Resources, Wilmington Health, and Grifols: US offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Commission, Contract, and Internship with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Nursing Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Nursing Assistant $48,000 Bar high
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Average Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Genesis Healthcare, Mission Health, Golden Living Centers, Reliant Rehabilitation, and Five Star Senior Living offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Commission with Entry Level, Senior Level, and Mid Level required.

Patient Care Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Patient Care Assistant $55,000 Bar high
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Average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Mission Health, Moses Cone Health System, WELL CARE HOME CARE, Liberty Healthcare and Rehabilitation Services, and UNC Health Care offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, Commission, and Internship with Senior Level, Entry Level, and Mid Level required.

Pediatric Medical Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Pediatric Medical Assistant $57,000 Bar high
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Average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were BrightStar Care, Vidant Chowan Hospital, UNC Physicians Network, Duke University and Duke University Health System, and Park Ridge Health offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, and Contract with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Physical Therapy Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Physical Therapy Assistant $57,000 Bar high
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Average Physical Therapy Assistant salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Physical Therapy Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Duke University and Duke University Health System, Golden Living Centers, Genesis Healthcare, Carolinas HealthCare System, and Genesis Rehab Services offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Commission 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 $55,000 Bar high
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Average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Fresenius Medical Care, Carolinas HealthCare System, Central Carolina Hospital, Select Specialty Hospital, and Carolina Veterinary Specialists offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, and Commission with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Veterinarian Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Veterinarian Assistant $25,000 Bar high
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Average Veterinarian Assistant salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Veterinarian Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Banfield Pet Hospital, North Carolina State University, Carolina Veterinary Specialists, Vetco Clinics, and ASPCA offering Full-time and Part-time with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Top Employers of North Carolina Medical Assistant’s

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 4,808 jobs for a North Carolina Medical Assistant with most employers looking for Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level candidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
NPC dba Wendy's 282 jobs
Novant Health 233 jobs
Carolinas HealthCare System 232 jobs
BurgerBusters Inc. dba Taco Bell 195 jobs
Duke University and Duke University Health System 163 jobs
Frye Regional Medical Center 153 jobs
BurgerBusters Inc 149 jobs
CSL Behring 89 jobs
East Carolina University 71 jobs
Maxim Healthcare Services 70 jobs
UNC Physicians Network 69 jobs
Fresenius Medical Care 66 jobs
Mission Health 64 jobs
Moses Cone Health System 62 jobs
CVS Health 57 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 4,808 Medical Assistant jobs in North Carolina.

City # Jobs Available*
Charlotte, NC 216 jobs
North Carolina 155 jobs
Raleigh, NC 92 jobs
Durham, NC 105 jobs
Greenville, NC 65 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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