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2021 Arkansas Medical Assistants Salary Guide

Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.

Arkansas Medical Assistants Salary 2021

Salary

$30.6K

Growth

26%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

How Much Do Medical Assistants Make in Arkansas 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $23,000 $26,570 $30,600 $36,320 $40,960
Hourly Wage $11.06 $12.78 $14.71 $17.46 $19.69

How Much Do Medical Assistants Make in Arkansas 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$23,000
$26,570
$30,600
$36,320
$40,960
Hourly Wage
$11.06
$12.78
$14.71
$17.46
$19.69

What Do Medical Assistants Do?

Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.

Also known as:

Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), Chiropractor Assistant, Clinical Assistant, Doctor's Assistant, Medical Assistant (MA), Medical Office Assistant, Optometric Assistant, Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)

  • Record vital statistics or other health information.
  • Assess physical conditions of patients to aid in diagnosis or treatment.
  • Interview patients to gather medical information.
  • Clean patient rooms or patient treatment rooms.
  • Prepare patient treatment areas for use.
  • Give medications or immunizations.
  • Record vital statistics or other health information.
  • Control prescription refills or authorizations.
  • Collect biological specimens from patients.
  • Explain technical medical information to patients.
  • Dispose of biomedical waste in accordance with standards.
  • Clean medical equipment.
  • Conduct diagnostic tests to determine patient health.
  • Process medical billing information.
  • Perform clerical work in medical settings.
  • Schedule patient procedures or appointments.
  • Administer basic health care or medical treatments.
  • Give medications or immunizations.
  • Assist practitioners to perform medical procedures.
  • Schedule patient procedures or appointments.
  • Inventory medical supplies or equipment.
  • Operate medical equipment.
  • Prepare medical instruments or equipment for use.
  • Apply bandages, dressings, or splints.
  • Process medical billing information.

Medical Assistants Job Outlook in Arkansas

Location 2019 Employment 2029 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Arkansas 3,810 4,790 26% 570
United States 725,200 864,400 19% 92,800

Medical Assistants Job Outlook in Arkansas

Location
2019 Employment
2029 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Arkansas
3,810
4,790
26%
570
United States
725,200
864,400
19%
92,800

Medical Assistants Schooling & Experience

  • Postsecondary certificate
  • No work experience
  • No on-the-job training

Medical Assistants Schools in Arkansas

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Arkansas State University Mid-South Medical/Clinical Assistant West Memphis, AR 2 years: 5
Arkansas State University Three Rivers Medical Reception/Receptionist Malvern, AR Less than one year: 45
Arkansas State University-Mountain Home Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder Mountain Home, AR At least one but less than two years: 2
Less than one year: 4
Arkansas Tech University Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder Russellville, AR Less than one year: 24
Arkansas Tech University Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary Russellville, AR 2 years: 9
At least one but less than two years: 9
Less than one year: 475
Arkansas Tech University Medical/Clinical Assistant Russellville, AR 2 years: 12
Black River Technical College Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder Pocahontas, AR Less than one year: 2
Blue Cliff College-Fayetteville Medical/Clinical Assistant Fayetteville, AR Less than one year: 72
Blue Cliff College-Fayetteville Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder Fayetteville, AR At least one but less than two years: 15
Bryan University Medical/Clinical Assistant Rogers, AR 2 years: 7
At least one but less than two years: 2

Medical Assistants Schools in Arkansas

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Medical/Clinical Assistant
West Memphis, AR
2 years: 5
Medical Reception/Receptionist
Malvern, AR
Less than one year: 45
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Mountain Home, AR
At least one but less than two years: 2
Less than one year: 4
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Russellville, AR
Less than one year: 24
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Russellville, AR
2 years: 9
At least one but less than two years: 9
Less than one year: 475
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Russellville, AR
2 years: 12
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Pocahontas, AR
Less than one year: 2
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Fayetteville, AR
Less than one year: 72
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Fayetteville, AR
At least one but less than two years: 15
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Rogers, AR
2 years: 7
At least one but less than two years: 2

Medical Assistants Jobs in Arkansas.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Assistant Store Manager TravelCenters of America Earle, Arkansas 09/27/2021 No
CCOJ - INTERNAL MED - RN St. Bernard's Medical Center JONESBORO, Arkansas 09/27/2021 No
Decentralized Commercial Card Relationship Manager First National Bank of Omaha Arkansas 09/27/2021 No
EMT Professional Security Officer Allied Universal Fort Smith, Arkansas 09/27/2021 Yes
FLOOR TECH St. Bernard's Medical Center JONESBORO, Arkansas 09/27/2021 No
Grievances and Appeals Representative 4 - Work at Home/Remote EST and CST Humana Rogers, Arkansas 09/27/2021 Yes
Licensed Practical Nurse CARE MANOR MOUNTAIN HOME, Arkansas 09/27/2021 No
Manager, Payment Partnership Operations Facebook Little Rock, Arkansas 09/27/2021 Yes
Meat Cutter The Fresh Market Rogers, Arkansas 09/27/2021 No
Motion Designer, Creative X Facebook Little Rock, Arkansas 09/27/2021 Yes

Medical Assistants Jobs in Arkansas.

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
TravelCenters of America
Earle, Arkansas
09/27/2021
No
St. Bernard's Medical Center
JONESBORO, Arkansas
09/27/2021
No
First National Bank of Omaha
Arkansas
09/27/2021
No
Allied Universal
Fort Smith, Arkansas
09/27/2021
Yes
St. Bernard's Medical Center
JONESBORO, Arkansas
09/27/2021
No
CARE MANOR
MOUNTAIN HOME, Arkansas
09/27/2021
No
Facebook
Little Rock, Arkansas
09/27/2021
Yes
The Fresh Market
Rogers, Arkansas
09/27/2021
No
Facebook
Little Rock, Arkansas
09/27/2021
Yes

Medical Assistants Salary Guide 2021

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