South Carolina Medical Assistant Salary

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

Average Salary of a South Carolina 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 South Carolina saw a healthy number of companies featuring over 2,305 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 Senior Level.

In USD as of September 26, 2016 55k 110k 165k
South Carolina Medical Assistant $37,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in South Carolina are 1% lower than average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Lexington Medical Center, CSL Behring, Medical University of South Carolina, Greenville Health System, and Palmetto Richland, Columbia, SC offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Commission with Senior Level, Mid Level, and Entry 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 $38,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in South Carolina are 1% lower than average Clinical Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Medical University of South Carolina, Reliant Rehabilitation, TherapyTravelers, Kindred At Home, and Greenville Health System offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, 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 $58,000 Bar high
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Average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings in South Carolina are 1% lower than average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Papa John's Pizza, Boddie-Noell Enterprises, Inc., Amedisys, Inc., Banfield Pet Hospital, and Gecko Hospitality offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Commission, Temporary, and Internship with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Medical Administration Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Medical Administration Assistant $41,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Administration Assistant salaries for job postings in South Carolina are 1% lower than average Medical Administration Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were IOD Incorporated, CIOX Health, ResCare, Greenville Health System, and Anytime Fitness – Florence, SC 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 $29,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Laboratory Assistant salaries for job postings in South Carolina are 1% lower than average Medical Laboratory Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Medical University of South Carolina, Carolinas HealthCare System, Mary Black Physicians Group – Spartanburg, Baptist Easley Hospital, Easley, SC, and CSL Plasma offering Full-time, Part-time, and Contract with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Nursing Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Nursing Assistant $49,000 Bar high
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Average Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings in South Carolina are 1% lower than average Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Reliant Rehabilitation, TherapyTravelers, Greenville Health System, Palmetto Richland, Columbia, SC, and PETSMART offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Patient Care Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Patient Care Assistant $56,000 Bar high
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Average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings in South Carolina are 1% lower than average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Greenville Health System, TherapyTravelers, Reliant Rehabilitation, Lexington Medical Center, and Palmetto Richland, Columbia, SC offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission with Senior Level, Mid Level, and Entry Level required.

Pediatric Medical Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Pediatric Medical Assistant $59,000 Bar high
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Average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in South Carolina are 1% lower than average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Quest Diagnostics, Lexington Medical Center, Carolinas HealthCare System, BrightStar Care – Lexington, SC, and Pawleys Pediatrics and Adult Medicine offering Full-time, Part-time, and Temporary 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 $59,000 Bar high
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Average Physical Therapy Assistant salaries for job postings in South Carolina are 1% lower than average Physical Therapy Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were InSearch Medical, TherapyTravelers, Greenville Health System, Kindred At Home, and Fresenius Medical Care 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 $57,000 Bar high
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Average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings in South Carolina are 1% lower than average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Fresenius Medical Care, SAVA SENIOR CARE – Sumter East Health and Rehabilitation Center, SAVA SENIOR CARE – Seneca Health and Rehabilitation Center, SAVA SENIOR CARE – Inman Healthcare, and Medical University of South Carolina offering Full-time and Part-time with 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 South Carolina are 1% lower than average Veterinarian Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Banfield Pet Hospital, Vetco Clinics, Advance Veterinary Care, and Frances R Willis SPCA offering Contract, Part-time, and Full-time with Entry Level required.

Top Employers of South Carolina Medical Assistant’s

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 2,305 jobs for a South Carolina Medical Assistant with most employers looking for Senior Level, Mid Level, and Entry Level candidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
Doctors Care/UCI Medical Affiliates, Inc. 174 jobs
Lexington Medical Center 96 jobs
CSL Behring 72 jobs
Medical University of South Carolina 68 jobs
Greenville Health System 66 jobs
Palmetto Richland, Columbia, SC 56 jobs
Fresenius Medical Care 50 jobs
Bon Secours Health System 48 jobs
McLeod Health 48 jobs
Spartanburg Medical Center 39 jobs
CSL Plasma 37 jobs
State of South Carolina 31 jobs
Medical Group of the Carolinas 28 jobs
Palmetto Baptist, Columbia, SC 28 jobs
Interim HealthCare 28 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 2,305 Medical Assistant jobs in South Carolina.

City # Jobs Available*
Columbia, SC 72 jobs
Greenville, SC 67 jobs
Charleston, SC 50 jobs
Spartanburg, SC 42 jobs
Florence, SC 41 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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