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2021 Oregon 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.

Oregon Medical Assistants Salary 2021

Salary

$41.4K

Growth

27%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

How Much Do Medical Assistants Make in Oregon 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $30,900 $35,510 $41,390 $48,270 $52,640
Hourly Wage $14.86 $17.07 $19.90 $23.21 $25.31

How Much Do Medical Assistants Make in Oregon 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$30,900
$35,510
$41,390
$48,270
$52,640
Hourly Wage
$14.86
$17.07
$19.90
$23.21
$25.31

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 Oregon

Location 2019 Employment 2029 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Oregon 13,580 17,260 27% 2,070
United States 725,200 864,400 19% 92,800

Medical Assistants Job Outlook in Oregon

Location
2019 Employment
2029 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Oregon
13,580
17,260
27%
2,070
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 Oregon

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Blue Mountain Community College Medical Reception/Receptionist Pendleton, OR Less than one year: 0
Blue Mountain Community College Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary Pendleton, OR 2 years: 0
At least one but less than two years: 0
Less than one year: 0
Carrington College-Portland Medical/Clinical Assistant Portland, OR At least one but less than two years: 60
Central Oregon Community College Medical/Clinical Assistant Bend, OR At least one but less than two years: 11
Chemeketa Community College Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary Salem, OR 2 years: 1
Clackamas Community College Medical/Clinical Assistant Oregon City, OR At least one but less than two years: 16
Clackamas Community College Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder Oregon City, OR Less than one year: 0
Clatsop Community College Medical/Clinical Assistant Astoria, OR At least one but less than two years: 15
Less than one year: 0
Columbia Gorge Community College Medical/Clinical Assistant The Dalles, OR At least one but less than two years: 7
Less than one year: 0
Concorde Career College-Portland Medical Office Assistant/Specialist Portland, OR Less than one year: 20

Medical Assistants Schools in Oregon

37 Oregon
School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Medical Reception/Receptionist
Pendleton, OR
Less than one year: 0
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Pendleton, OR
2 years: 0
At least one but less than two years: 0
Less than one year: 0
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Portland, OR
At least one but less than two years: 60
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Bend, OR
At least one but less than two years: 11
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Salem, OR
2 years: 1
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Oregon City, OR
At least one but less than two years: 16
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Oregon City, OR
Less than one year: 0
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Astoria, OR
At least one but less than two years: 15
Less than one year: 0
Medical/Clinical Assistant
The Dalles, OR
At least one but less than two years: 7
Less than one year: 0
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
Portland, OR
Less than one year: 20

Medical Assistants Jobs in Oregon.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Admin Asst 2 Nordstrom Portland, Oregon 09/24/2021 No
Administrative Assistant Foundation Partners Group Tualatin, Oregon 09/24/2021 No
Admissions Nurse LPN/RN Avamere Health Services Oregon 09/24/2021 No
Advisor, Commercial Insurance Hub International Portland, Oregon 09/23/2021 Yes
Algorithm Specialist - Health Tech Facebook Salem, Oregon 09/24/2021 Yes
Applied Research Science Manager, Auction & Delivery Facebook Salem, Oregon 09/24/2021 Yes
Army Reserve Administrator U.S. Army Reserve Command Clackamas, Oregon 09/24/2021 No
Army Reserve Administrator U.S. Army Reserve Command Clackamas, Oregon 09/24/2021 No
Asset Protection Coordinator - Portland DC Nordstrom Portland, Oregon 09/24/2021 No
Assistant General Manager MOD Pizza Bend, Oregon 09/24/2021 No

Medical Assistants Jobs in Oregon.

271 Oregon
Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Nordstrom
Portland, Oregon
09/24/2021
No
Foundation Partners Group
Tualatin, Oregon
09/24/2021
No
Avamere Health Services
Oregon
09/24/2021
No
Hub International
Portland, Oregon
09/23/2021
Yes
Facebook
Salem, Oregon
09/24/2021
Yes
Facebook
Salem, Oregon
09/24/2021
Yes
U.S. Army Reserve Command
Clackamas, Oregon
09/24/2021
No
U.S. Army Reserve Command
Clackamas, Oregon
09/24/2021
No
Nordstrom
Portland, Oregon
09/24/2021
No
MOD Pizza
Bend, Oregon
09/24/2021
No

Medical Assistants Salary Guide 2021

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