South Dakota Medical Assistant Salary

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

Average Salary of a South Dakota Medical Assistant

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Medical Assistant was $29,000 vs the national salary of $38,000. A Medical Assistant in South Dakota saw a healthy number of companies featuring over 357 jobs. The types of jobs posted ranged from Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, 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
South Dakota Medical Assistant $29,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in South Dakota are 25% lower than average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Sanford Health, Regional Health, Global Empire LLC, Aureus Medical Group, and The Inn on Westport offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, 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 $29,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in South Dakota are 25% lower than average Clinical Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Aegis Therapies, Avera Health, The Inn on Westport, TherapyTravelers, and LifeScape offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, and Temporary with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Dental Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Dental Assistant $44,000 Bar high
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Average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings in South Dakota are 25% lower than average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were The Inn on Westport, South Dakota State Government, Unlisted Company, Aspen Dental, and Gecko Hospitality offering Full-time, Part-time, and Contract with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Medical Administration Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Medical Administration Assistant $31,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Administration Assistant salaries for job postings in South Dakota are 25% lower than average Medical Administration Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Sanford Health, IOD Incorporated, Avera Health, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, and CIOX Health offering Full-time, Part-time, and Temporary with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Medical Laboratory Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Medical Laboratory Assistant $22,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Laboratory Assistant salaries for job postings in South Dakota are 25% lower than average Medical Laboratory Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Regional Health, McCall & Lee, LLC, Unlisted Company, Global Empire LLC, and WA-Medical Services offering Full-time and Contract with Entry Level required.

Nursing Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Nursing Assistant $38,000 Bar high
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Average Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings in South Dakota are 25% lower than average Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were TherapyTravelers, Tealwood Senior Living, Avera Health, Sanford Health, and HealthCare Traveler Jobs 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 $43,000 Bar high
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Average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings in South Dakota are 25% lower than average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were TherapyTravelers, Sanford Health, Unlisted Company, Aegis Therapies, and Aureus Medical Group 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 $45,000 Bar high
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Average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in South Dakota are 25% lower than average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Sanford Health, HealthCare Traveler Jobs, LifeScape, Global Empire LLC, and Indian Health Service offering Full-time, Part-time, Commission, and Contract with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Physical Therapy Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Physical Therapy Assistant $45,000 Bar high
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Average Physical Therapy Assistant salaries for job postings in South Dakota are 25% lower than average Physical Therapy Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were TherapyTravelers, Regional Health, Sanford Health, LifeScape, and United Living Community offering Full-time, Part-time, and Contract with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Respiratory Care Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Respiratory Care Assistant $43,000 Bar high
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Average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings in South Dakota are 25% lower than average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were offering with required.

Veterinarian Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Veterinarian Assistant $20,000 Bar high
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Average Veterinarian Assistant salaries for job postings in South Dakota are 25% lower than average Veterinarian Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Black Hawk Animal Clinic offering Part-time with Entry Level required.

Top Employers of South Dakota Medical Assistant’s

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 357 jobs for a South Dakota Medical Assistant with most employers looking for Entry Level and Mid Level candidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
Sanford Health 68 jobs
Regional Health 51 jobs
Avera Health 47 jobs
Biotest Pharmaceuticals 15 jobs
McCall & Lee, LLC 12 jobs
Welcov Healthcare 12 jobs
Hy-Vee, Inc. 11 jobs
Global Empire LLC 5 jobs
Aureus Medical Group 5 jobs
The Inn on Westport 5 jobs
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology 4 jobs
Prairie Lakes Healthcare System 3 jobs
HCR ManorCare 3 jobs
Provant 3 jobs
Indian Health Service 3 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 357 Medical Assistant jobs in South Dakota.

City # Jobs Available*
Sioux Falls, SD 33 jobs
Rapid City, SD 19 jobs
South Dakota 7 jobs
Watertown, SD 5 jobs
Rosebud, SD 3 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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