Rhode Island Medical Assistant Salary

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

Average Salary of a Rhode Island Medical Assistant

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Medical Assistant was $35,000 vs the national salary of $38,000. A Medical Assistant in Rhode Island saw a healthy number of companies featuring over 597 jobs. The types of jobs posted ranged from Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, and Internship while the most common level of experience required for these jobs was Mid Level.

In USD as of September 26, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Rhode Island Medical Assistant $35,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Rhode Island are 9% lower than average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Women & Infants, Memorial Hospital, CVS Health, The Providence Center, and East Bay Community Action Program offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, and Internship with Mid Level, Entry 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 $35,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Rhode Island are 9% lower than average Clinical Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were TherapyTravelers, CharterCare Health Partners, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, The Providence Community Health Centers, Inc., and CVS Health offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Internship with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Dental Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Dental Assistant $53,000 Bar high
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Average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings in Rhode Island are 9% lower than average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Upserve, McDonalds, Navigant Credit Union, Valvoline Instant Oil Change, and The Providence Community Health Centers, Inc. 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 $38,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Administration Assistant salaries for job postings in Rhode Island are 9% lower than average Medical Administration Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, The Providence Community Health Centers, Inc., The Providence Center, Atria Senior Living, and East Bay Community Action Program offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, and Contract with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Medical Laboratory Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Medical Laboratory Assistant $27,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Laboratory Assistant salaries for job postings in Rhode Island are 9% lower than average Medical Laboratory Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Lifespan, University Orthopedics, Blackstone Valley Comm, East Bay Community Action Program, and VCA Antech, Inc. offering Full-time and Part-time with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Nursing Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Nursing Assistant $46,000 Bar high
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Average Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings in Rhode Island are 9% lower than average Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Bella Villa Assisted Living, LANDMARK MEDICAL CENTER, Favorite Healthcare Staffing, Benchmark Senior Living, and Rhode Island Nurses Institute Middle College offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Internship with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Patient Care Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Patient Care Assistant $52,000 Bar high
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Average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings in Rhode Island are 9% lower than average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Kent Hospital, CVS Health, HopeHealth, Genesis Healthcare, and CharterCare Health Partners offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Internship with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Pediatric Medical Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Pediatric Medical Assistant $54,000 Bar high
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Average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Rhode Island are 9% lower than average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Performance Physical Therapy, HealthCare Traveler Jobs, LANDMARK MEDICAL CENTER, Quest Diagnostics, and Narragansett Bay Anesthesia 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 $54,000 Bar high
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Average Physical Therapy Assistant salaries for job postings in Rhode Island are 9% lower than average Physical Therapy Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were CharterCare Health Partners, Genesis Healthcare, Heritage Healthcare / HealthPRO Rehabilitation, Genesis Rehab Services, and Performance Physical Therapy 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 $52,000 Bar high
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Average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings in Rhode Island are 9% lower than average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Fresenius Medical Care, The Providence Community Health Centers, Inc., MedImmune, and Lifespan offering Full-time with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Veterinarian Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Veterinarian Assistant $24,000 Bar high
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Average Veterinarian Assistant salaries for job postings in Rhode Island are 9% lower than average Veterinarian Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Vetco Clinics, Sakonnet Veterinary Hospital, and Banfield Pet Hospital offering Contract, Full-time, and Part-time with Entry Level required.

Top Employers of Rhode Island Medical Assistant’s

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 597 jobs for a Rhode Island Medical Assistant with most employers looking for Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level candidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
Lifespan 127 jobs
CharterCARE Health Partners 39 jobs
Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island 35 jobs
South County Hospital 26 jobs
The Providence Community Health Centers, Inc. 21 jobs
MAS Medical Staffing 21 jobs
Kent Hospital 16 jobs
Coastal Medical 14 jobs
Women & Infants 9 jobs
Memorial Hospital 9 jobs
CVS Health 8 jobs
The Providence Center 7 jobs
East Bay Community Action Program 7 jobs
East Side Clinical Laboratories 6 jobs
Northeast Healthcare Recruitment 6 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 597 Medical Assistant jobs in Rhode Island.

City # Jobs Available*
Providence, RI 113 jobs
Rhode Island 31 jobs
Pawtucket, RI 19 jobs
Warwick, RI 27 jobs
East Providence, RI 8 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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