Texas Medical Assistant Salary

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

Average Salary of a Texas 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 Texas saw a healthy number of companies featuring over 11,016 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 Mid Level.

In USD as of September 26, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Texas Medical Assistant $37,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Texas are 3% lower than average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Parkland Hospital, South Texas Health System, Universal Health Services, DaVita, and Christus Health offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, 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 $37,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Texas are 3% lower than average Clinical Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were UT Health Science Center at Houston, TherapyTravelers, HealthSouth, Kindred At Home, and Memorial Hermann offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, and Internship with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior 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 Texas are 3% lower than average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Smile Brands Inc., Massage Envy, HealthSouth, InSearch Medical, and Accountable Healthcare Staffing offering Full-time, Part-time, Commission, Contract, and Temporary with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior 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 Texas are 3% lower than average Medical Administration Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were CSL Behring, Century Rehabilitation, Baylor Scott & White Health, BrightStar Care, and Grifols: US offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission with Senior Level, Mid Level, and Entry 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 Texas are 3% lower than average Medical Laboratory Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were CSL Behring, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, UT Southwestern Medical Center, CSL Plasma, and HSC – El Paso offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission with Mid Level, Senior Level, and Entry 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 Texas are 3% lower than average Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were CSL Behring, Kindred At Home, SavaSeniorCare, Reliant Rehabilitation, and PETSMART offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, 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 Texas are 3% lower than average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Kindred At Home, Baylor Scott & White Health, SavaSeniorCare, Reliant Rehabilitation, and InSearch Medical offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, and Internship with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior 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 Texas are 3% lower than average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Baylor College of Medicine, South Austin Medical Center, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Catholic Health Initiatives, and Therapy 2000 offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Commission with Entry Level and Mid 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 Texas are 3% lower than average Physical Therapy Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were HealthSouth, Accountable Healthcare Staffing, Genesis Healthcare, Memorial Hermann, and Genesis Rehab Services offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission 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 $56,000 Bar high
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Average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings in Texas are 3% lower than average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were South Texas Health System, Universal Health Services, UMC Health System, Children's Health, and SAVA SENIOR CARE – Faith Memorial Nursing Home offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, and Temporary with Entry Level and Mid 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 Texas are 3% lower than average Veterinarian Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Vetco Clinics, Banfield Pet Hospital, Westgate Pet and Bird Hospital, Texas Specialty Veterinary Services, PLLC, and VIP Petcare offering Full-time and Part-time with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Top Employers of Texas Medical Assistant’s

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 11,016 jobs for a Texas Medical Assistant with most employers looking for Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level candidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
CSL Behring 461 jobs
Baylor Scott & White Health 379 jobs
Kindred At Home 327 jobs
UT Southwestern Medical Center 229 jobs
CSL Plasma 227 jobs
Fresenius Medical Care 182 jobs
University Health System 148 jobs
Houston Methodist 136 jobs
Seton Healthcare Family 115 jobs
South Austin Medical Center 113 jobs
Parkland Hospital 97 jobs
South Texas Health System 96 jobs
Universal Health Services 94 jobs
DaVita 89 jobs
Christus Health 81 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 11,016 Medical Assistant jobs in Texas.

City # Jobs Available*
Houston, TX 386 jobs
Dallas, TX 306 jobs
San Antonio, TX 175 jobs
Fort Worth, TX 135 jobs
Texas 136 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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