West Virginia Medical Assistant Salary

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

Average Salary of a West Virginia Medical Assistant

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Medical Assistant was $36,000 vs the national salary of $38,000. A Medical Assistant in West Virginia saw a healthy number of companies featuring over 663 jobs. The types of jobs posted ranged from Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, and Contract while the most common level of experience required for these jobs was Entry Level.

In USD as of September 26, 2016 55k 110k 165k
West Virginia Medical Assistant $36,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in West Virginia are 6% lower than average Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were WVU Healthcare, BurgerBusters Inc. dba Taco Bell, CAMC Health System, BurgerBusters Inc, and MedExpress offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, and Contract 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 $36,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Medical Assistant salaries for job postings in West Virginia are 6% lower than average Clinical Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were TherapyTravelers, ReadyNurse Staffing Services, Wexford Health Sources, Inc., Monongalia General Hospital, and Passport Health offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, and Contract with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Dental Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Dental Assistant $55,000 Bar high
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Average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings in West Virginia are 6% lower than average Dental Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were HealthSouth, Taco Bell | KFC | Aarsand & Co., Taco bell, Select Specialty Hospital, and Ross Education, LLC offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, and Temporary with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Medical Administration Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Medical Administration Assistant $39,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Administration Assistant salaries for job postings in West Virginia are 6% lower than average Medical Administration Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Wexford Health Sources, Inc., Valley Healthcare System, WVU HEALTHCARE, Ross Education, LLC, and Premier Health Partners offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, and Contract with Entry Level and Mid 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 West Virginia are 6% lower than average Medical Laboratory Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were CAMC Health System, WVU HEALTHCARE, eScribe Management Services, Monongalia General Hospital, and West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, and Contract with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Nursing Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Nursing Assistant $47,000 Bar high
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Average Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings in West Virginia are 6% lower than average Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Aegis Therapies, Select Specialty Hospital, Fairmont Regional Medical Center, Wexford Health Sources, Inc., and PETSMART offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, and Contract with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Patient Care Assistant

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Patient Care Assistant $54,000 Bar high
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Average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings in West Virginia are 6% lower than average Patient Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Genesis Rehab Services, CAMC Health System, Kindred At Home, Golden Living Centers, and MedExpress offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, and Contract with 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 West Virginia are 6% lower than average Pediatric Medical Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Quest Diagnostics, West Virginia University Health Associates, HealthCare Traveler Jobs, Pinnacle Health Group, LLC, and University Health Associates 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 West Virginia are 6% lower than average Physical Therapy Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Aegis Therapies, Genesis Healthcare, Genesis Rehab Services, Amedisys, Inc., and Wexford Health Sources, Inc. offering Full-time, Temporary, 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 $54,000 Bar high
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Average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings in West Virginia are 6% lower than average Respiratory Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were WVU HEALTHCARE, CAMC Health System, Fresenius Medical Care, Community Care of West Virginia, Inc., and Select Specialty Hospital – Charleston offering Full-time and Part-time with Entry 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 West Virginia are 6% lower than average Veterinarian Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were West Virginia Department of Agriculture offering Full-time with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Top Employers of West Virginia Medical Assistant’s

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 663 jobs for a West Virginia Medical Assistant with most employers looking for Entry Level and Mid Level candidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
WVU Healthcare 99 jobs
BurgerBusters Inc. dba Taco Bell 28 jobs
CAMC Health System 27 jobs
BurgerBusters Inc 22 jobs
MedExpress 20 jobs
Monongalia General Hospital 20 jobs
West Virginia University Health Associates 20 jobs
Stonerise Healthcare 19 jobs
WVU Medicine – University Healthcare 15 jobs
Fresenius Medical Care 13 jobs
Provant 12 jobs
Jan-Care Ambulance Service Inc. 11 jobs
Exam One, a Quest Diagnostics Company 11 jobs
Pilot Flying J 11 jobs
Kindred At Home 10 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 663 Medical Assistant jobs in West Virginia.

City # Jobs Available*
Morgantown, WV 45 jobs
Marion, WV 26 jobs
Charleston, WV 25 jobs
West Virginia 23 jobs
Huntington, WV 11 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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