Washington Medical Assistant Salary

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

Average Salary of a Washington Medical Assistant

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Medical Assistant was $39,000 vs the national salary of $38,000. A Medical Assistant in Washington saw a healthy number of companies featuring over 4,326 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
Washington Medical Assistant $39,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Washington State are 3% higher than average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Virginia Mason, CSL Behring, Sea Mar Community Health Centers, SEA MAR, and Valley Medical Center 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 $40,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Washington State are 3% higher than average Clinical Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Catholic Health Initiatives, CHI Franciscan Health, University of Washington, Providence Health & Services, and Multicare Health System offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, and Internship with Senior Level, Mid Level, and Entry Level required.

Dental Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Dental Assistant $61,000 Bar high
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Average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings in Washington State are 3% higher than average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Special Care Agency, KinderCare Education, Infinity Rehab, Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, and Brookdale offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, and Internship 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 $43,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Administration Assistant salaries for job postings in Washington State are 3% higher than average Medical Administration Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Multicare Health System, Amada Senior Care – Oregon/Washington, CSL Behring, Yakima Physician Management, LLC., and Chas Health offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Medical Laboratory Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Medical Laboratory Assistant $30,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Laboratory Assistant salaries for job postings in Washington State are 3% higher than average Medical Laboratory Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were PeaceHealth, ALL's WELL, University of Washington Medical Center, Pacific Medical Centers, and University of Washington offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, Commission, and Internship with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Nursing Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Nursing Assistant $52,000 Bar high
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Average Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings in Washington State are 3% higher than average Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Fortis, University of Washington Medical Center, CHI Franciscan Health, Special Care Agency, and Catholic Health Initiatives offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission with Senior Level, Entry Level, and Mid Level required.

Patient Care Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Patient Care Assistant $59,000 Bar high
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Average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings in Washington State are 3% higher than average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were PeaceHealth, Virginia Mason, Fortis, Valley Medical Center, and EvergreenHealth offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, Commission, and Internship 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 $62,000 Bar high
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Average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in Washington State are 3% higher than average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Multicare Health System, Providence Health & Services, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, University of Washington Medical Center, and University of Washington offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Commission, and Temporary with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Physical Therapy Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Physical Therapy Assistant $62,000 Bar high
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Average Physical Therapy Assistant salaries for job postings in Washington State are 3% higher than average Physical Therapy Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Valley Medical Center, TherapyTravelers, Genesis Rehab Services, Genesis Healthcare, and EmpRes Healthcare 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 $59,000 Bar high
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Average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings in Washington State are 3% higher than average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Providence Health & Services, STG International, University of Washington Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, and Virginia Mason offering Full-time, Part-time, and Contract with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Veterinarian Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Veterinarian Assistant $27,000 Bar high
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Average Veterinarian Assistant salaries for job postings in Washington State are 3% higher than average Veterinarian Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Crossroads Vet, Value Pet Clinic, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, VCA Antech, Inc., and Banfield Pet Hospital offering Part-time, Full-time, and Contract with Entry Level required.

Top Employers of Washington Medical Assistant’s

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 4,326 jobs for a Washington Medical Assistant with most employers looking for Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level candidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
Providence Health & Services 141 jobs
University of Washington Medical Center 138 jobs
PeaceHealth 130 jobs
Multicare Health System 121 jobs
Catholic Health Initiatives 118 jobs
CHI Franciscan Health 117 jobs
Swedish Medical Center – Seattle, WA 117 jobs
University of Washington 109 jobs
Virginia Mason 82 jobs
CSL Behring 74 jobs
Sea Mar Community Health Centers 74 jobs
SEA MAR 69 jobs
Valley Medical Center 60 jobs
The Polyclinic 55 jobs
State of Washington 48 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 4,326 Medical Assistant jobs in Washington.

City # Jobs Available*
Seattle, WA 414 jobs
Tacoma, WA 165 jobs
Washington State 131 jobs
Spokane, WA 84 jobs
Vancouver, WA 50 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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