Tennessee Medical Assistant Salary

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

Average Salary of a Tennessee 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 Tennessee saw a healthy number of companies featuring over 2,949 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 Senior Level.

In USD as of September 26, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Tennessee Medical Assistant $35,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Tennessee are 7% lower than average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Senior Solutions at Home, Inc, University of Tennessee Medical Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Maxim Healthcare Services, and Premier Health Partners offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, Commission, and Internship 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 $36,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Tennessee are 7% lower than average Clinical Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Premier Health Partners, Maxim Healthcare Services, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, TherapyTravelers, and Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, and Temporary with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Dental Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Dental Assistant $54,000 Bar high
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Average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings in Tennessee are 7% lower than average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Senior Solutions at Home, Inc, Maxim Healthcare Services, Arbys Restaurant Group, Inc., Amedisys, Inc., and Brookdale offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission with Entry Level, Senior Level, and Mid 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 Tennessee are 7% lower than average Medical Administration Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were CSL Behring, Senior Solutions at Home, Inc, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, IOD Incorporated, and BrightStar Care offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, 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 $27,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Laboratory Assistant salaries for job postings in Tennessee are 7% lower than average Medical Laboratory Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Urgent Team, American Esoteric Laboratories, Meharry Medical College, Catholic Health Initiatives, and Premier Health Partners offering Full-time, Part-time, and Temporary with Mid Level and Entry 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 Tennessee are 7% lower than average Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Senior Solutions at Home, Inc, University of Tennessee Medical Center, Maxim Healthcare Services, Signature HealthCARE LLC, and Premier Health Partners offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, and Temporary with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Patient Care Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Patient Care Assistant $53,000 Bar high
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Average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings in Tennessee are 7% lower than average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were University of Tennessee Medical Center, Senior Solutions at Home, Inc, Functional Pathways, Premier Health Partners, and Vanderbilt University Medical Center offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission 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 $56,000 Bar high
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Average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Tennessee are 7% lower than average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, BrightStar Care, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, and Maxim Healthcare Services offering Full-time, Part-time, 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 $56,000 Bar high
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Average Physical Therapy Assistant salaries for job postings in Tennessee are 7% lower than average Physical Therapy Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were National HealthCare Corporation, RehabCare Group, Intrepid USA, Amedisys, Inc., and Heritage Healthcare / HealthPRO Rehabilitation offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, and Temporary 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 $53,000 Bar high
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Average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings in Tennessee are 7% lower than average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Select Specialty Hospital, SAVA SENIOR CARE – Greenhills Health and Rehabilitation Center, SAVA SENIOR CARE – Newport Health and Rehabilitation Center, SAVA SENIOR CARE – Lebanon Health and Rehabilitation Center, and SAVA SENIOR CARE – Norris Health and Rehabilitation Center offering Full-time and Part-time with Entry Level and Mid 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 Tennessee are 7% lower than average Veterinarian Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Veterinary Ophthalmology Services, IDEXX Laboratories, Banfield Pet Hospital, East Tennessee Veterinary Hospital Inc., and VIP Petcare offering Full-time and Part-time with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Top Employers of Tennessee Medical Assistant’s

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 2,949 jobs for a Tennessee Medical Assistant with most employers looking for Senior Level, Mid Level, and Entry Level candidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
CSL Behring 125 jobs
Senior Solutions at Home, Inc 91 jobs
University of Tennessee Medical Center 87 jobs
Vanderbilt University Medical Center 75 jobs
Maxim Healthcare Services 69 jobs
Premier Health Partners 67 jobs
Erlanger Health Systems 65 jobs
CSL Plasma 62 jobs
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare 46 jobs
Covenant Medical Management 45 jobs
Pilot Flying J 33 jobs
Fresenius Medical Care 33 jobs
Curo Health Services 29 jobs
Summit Medical Group, P.L.L.C. 26 jobs
Meharry Medical College 26 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 2,949 Medical Assistant jobs in Tennessee.

City # Jobs Available*
Nashville, TN 145 jobs
Memphis, TN 88 jobs
Knoxville, TN 70 jobs
Chattanooga, TN 61 jobs
Johnson City, TN 27 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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