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2021 Maryland 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.

Maryland Medical Assistants Salary 2021

Salary

$37.6K

Growth

31%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

How Much Do Medical Assistants Make in Maryland 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $28,720 $33,440 $37,600 $42,180 $50,690
Hourly Wage $13.81 $16.08 $18.07 $20.28 $24.37

How Much Do Medical Assistants Make in Maryland 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$28,720
$33,440
$37,600
$42,180
$50,690
Hourly Wage
$13.81
$16.08
$18.07
$20.28
$24.37

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 Maryland

Location 2019 Employment 2029 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Maryland 15,210 19,920 31% 2,410
United States 725,200 864,400 19% 92,800

Medical Assistants Job Outlook in Maryland

Location
2019 Employment
2029 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Maryland
15,210
19,920
31%
2,410
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 Maryland

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
All-State Career-Baltimore Medical/Clinical Assistant Baltimore, MD At least one but less than two years: 63
Allegany College of Maryland Medical/Clinical Assistant Cumberland, MD 2 years: 7
Allegany College of Maryland Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary Cumberland, MD 2 years: 4
Anne Arundel Community College Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary Arnold, MD 2 years: 10
At least one but less than two years: 21
Less than one year: 5
Anne Arundel Community College Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder Arnold, MD At least one but less than two years: 0
Anne Arundel Community College Medical/Clinical Assistant Arnold, MD 2 years: 0
At least one but less than two years: 0
Baltimore City Community College Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder Baltimore, MD Less than one year: 0
College of Southern Maryland Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary La Plata, MD At least one but less than two years: 5
Community College of Baltimore County Anesthesiologist Assistant Baltimore, MD 2 years: 7
Community College of Baltimore County Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary Baltimore, MD 2 years: 6

Medical Assistants Schools in Maryland

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Baltimore, MD
At least one but less than two years: 63
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Cumberland, MD
2 years: 7
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Cumberland, MD
2 years: 4
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Arnold, MD
2 years: 10
At least one but less than two years: 21
Less than one year: 5
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Arnold, MD
At least one but less than two years: 0
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Arnold, MD
2 years: 0
At least one but less than two years: 0
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Baltimore, MD
Less than one year: 0
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
La Plata, MD
At least one but less than two years: 5
Anesthesiologist Assistant
Baltimore, MD
2 years: 7
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Baltimore, MD
2 years: 6

Medical Assistants Jobs in Maryland.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
.NET Developer and Front End Developer Westat Rockville, Maryland 09/24/2021 Yes
Account Manager BrightView Glenn Dale, Maryland 09/24/2021 Yes
Account Manager Allied Universal Ellicott City, Maryland 09/24/2021 Yes
Account Manager Allied Universal Elkridge, Maryland 09/24/2021 Yes
Account Manager Allied Universal Columbia, Maryland 09/24/2021 Yes
Account Manager Allied Universal Baltimore, Maryland 09/24/2021 Yes
Account Manager Allied Universal Glen Burnie, Maryland 09/24/2021 Yes
Accounts Receivable Bookkeeper (Full Time) Genesis Healthcare Baltimore, Maryland 09/24/2021 Yes
Administrative Support Assistant (Office Automation) Defense Health Agency Silver Spring, Maryland 09/23/2021 No
Algorithm Specialist - Health Tech Facebook Annapolis, Maryland 09/24/2021 Yes

Medical Assistants Jobs in Maryland.

414 Maryland

Company

Allied Universal Microsoft Corporation Ascension Health Sysco Greater Baltimore Medical Center BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Cigna Mercy Medical Center Clinton Actalent Facebook Genesis Healthcare ProMedica Health System University of Maryland, Baltimore Visiting Angels Aimbridge Hospitality Compass Group, North America EY Johns Hopkins University Anthem, Inc. Change Healthcare Shady Grove Fertility Walgreens Jacobs Nelnet Petco Artis Senior Living Black & Veatch Kennedy Krieger Institute LHC Group Upper Chesapeake Medical Center ALDI Active Day Banfield Pet Hospital BrightView Brightview Senior Living Calvert Memorial Hospital CareerStaff Unlimited Corizon Health Credence Management Solutions, LLC Merck Parts Authority Terumo Cardiovascular Group UPMC Anchorage Healthcare Center Axle Informatics BrightSpring Health Services Brookdale Senior Living Charles River Laboratories Extra Space Storage Fresenius Medical Care North America G4S Secure Solutions (USA) Inc. Gilead Sciences, Inc. Guidehouse Humana Kelly Services Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service Maryland Department of Transportation Morgan Properties National Institutes of Health National Vision Nordstrom PSG Global Solutions Performance Food Group Signet Jewelers The Fresh Market Under Armour, Inc. Upper Chesapeak Health Upper Chesapeake Health VMware Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) Waste Management Westat APL Logistics Americas, Ltd Acxiom LLC Agiliti Health Air Force District of Washington Anne Arundel Dermatology, P.A. Army National Guard Units Arrow Electronics Beitzel Corporation Cabela's Cintas Cognosante DealerOn, Inc. Defense Health Agency GE Appliances, a Haier company Health Resources and Services Administration Highgate Hotels ICF Consulting Group, Inc. IHS Markit Labcorp Leidos Live! Casino┬ĚHotel M. C. Dean, Inc. Nike PNC PPD Patricio Enterprises Peter Kazella & Associates, Inc. Queen Anne's County Government RELI Group, Inc. RedHat Regency Care of Silver Spring Republic Services Rite of Passage Road & Rail Services Skookum Contract Services Social & Scientific Systems (S-3) Staples Sunrise Senior Living Synectic Solutions Inc Textron The Container Store The MENTOR Network The Wireless Experience True Food Kitchen Truist United States Army Futures Command Varian Medical Systems WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
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Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Westat
Rockville, Maryland
09/24/2021
Yes
BrightView
Glenn Dale, Maryland
09/24/2021
Yes
Allied Universal
Ellicott City, Maryland
09/24/2021
Yes
Allied Universal
Elkridge, Maryland
09/24/2021
Yes
Allied Universal
Columbia, Maryland
09/24/2021
Yes
Allied Universal
Baltimore, Maryland
09/24/2021
Yes
Allied Universal
Glen Burnie, Maryland
09/24/2021
Yes
Genesis Healthcare
Baltimore, Maryland
09/24/2021
Yes
Defense Health Agency
Silver Spring, Maryland
09/23/2021
No
Facebook
Annapolis, Maryland
09/24/2021
Yes

Medical Assistants Salary Guide 2021

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