Pennsylvania Medical Assistant Salary

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

Average Salary of a Pennsylvania Medical Assistant

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Medical Assistant was $37,000 vs the national salary of $38,000. A Medical Assistant in Pennsylvania saw a healthy number of companies featuring over 7,574 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
Pennsylvania Medical Assistant $37,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Pennsylvania are 4% lower than average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Penn State Hershey Medical Center, CSL Behring, Grade A Development, Inc., Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, and PinnacleHealth 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 Pennsylvania are 4% lower than average Clinical Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Allegheny Clinic, MedExpress, Thomas Jefferson University and Hospitals, and Guthrie Physician Recruitment offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Commission with Senior Level, Entry Level, and Mid Level required.

Dental Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Dental Assistant $57,000 Bar high
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Average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings in Pennsylvania are 4% lower than average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were The University of Pittsburgh, KinderCare Education, Epic Health Services Inc., Planet Fitness Club Careers, and Monro Muffler/Brake offering Full-time, Part-time, Commission, Contract, and Temporary 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 $40,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Administration Assistant salaries for job postings in Pennsylvania are 4% lower than average Medical Administration Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were CSL Behring, CSL Plasma, Geisinger Health System, UPMC, and St. Luke's Hospital & Health Network offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, Commission, and Internship with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior 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 Pennsylvania are 4% lower than average Medical Laboratory Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were University of Pennsylvania Health System, WellSpan Health Services, Unlisted Company, UPMC, and Fresenius Medical Care offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Commission, and Contract with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior 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 Pennsylvania are 4% lower than average Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were WellSpan Health Services, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Trimed Healthcare LLC, Consulate Health Care, and Atria 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 Pennsylvania are 4% lower than average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries, Trimed Healthcare LLC, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Allegheny Clinic, and Aegis Therapies offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, Commission, and Internship with Entry Level, Senior Level, and Mid Level required.

Pediatric Medical Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Pediatric Medical Assistant $58,000 Bar high
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Average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Pennsylvania are 4% lower than average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were SCHC Pediatric, Einstein Healthcare Network, Waynesboro Hospital, Lancaster General Hospital, and Nemours offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Commission with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Physical Therapy Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Physical Therapy Assistant $58,000 Bar high
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Average Physical Therapy Assistant salaries for job postings in Pennsylvania are 4% lower than average Physical Therapy Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were UPMC, Fresenius Medical Care, Aegis Therapies, Geisinger Health System, and Functional Pathways offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Commission with Mid Level, Entry 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 Pennsylvania are 4% lower than average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Geisinger Health System, Select Specialty Hospital, University of Pennsylvania Health System, WellSpan Health Services, and Fresenius Medical Care offering Full-time, Part-time, and Temporary with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Veterinarian Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Veterinarian Assistant $26,000 Bar high
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Average Veterinarian Assistant salaries for job postings in Pennsylvania are 4% lower than average Veterinarian Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Vetco Clinics, Banfield Pet Hospital, Pathfinders, Inc., Wilson College, and Coventry Animal Hospital offering Full-time and Part-time with Entry Level required.

Top Employers of Pennsylvania Medical Assistant’s

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 7,574 jobs for a Pennsylvania Medical Assistant with most employers looking for Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level candidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
Geisinger Health System 283 jobs
St. Luke's Hospital & Health Network 276 jobs
UPMC 251 jobs
Maxim Healthcare Services 240 jobs
WellSpan Health Services 190 jobs
Main Line Health 168 jobs
University of Pennsylvania Health System 165 jobs
HCR ManorCare 157 jobs
Penn State Hershey Medical Center 93 jobs
CSL Behring 87 jobs
Grade A Development, Inc. 80 jobs
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center 75 jobs
PinnacleHealth 73 jobs
Allegheny Clinic 69 jobs
MedExpress 67 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 7,574 Medical Assistant jobs in Pennsylvania.

City # Jobs Available*
Philadelphia, PA 331 jobs
Pennsylvania 180 jobs
Pittsburgh, PA 174 jobs
Hershey, PA 185 jobs
York, PA 80 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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