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2021 Pennsylvania 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.

Pennsylvania Medical Assistants Salary 2021

Salary

$34.1K

Growth

20%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

How Much Do Medical Assistants Make in Pennsylvania 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $26,700 $29,490 $34,110 $39,150 $44,860
Hourly Wage $12.83 $14.18 $16.40 $18.82 $21.57

How Much Do Medical Assistants Make in Pennsylvania 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$26,700
$29,490
$34,110
$39,150
$44,860
Hourly Wage
$12.83
$14.18
$16.40
$18.82
$21.57

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 Pennsylvania

Location 2019 Employment 2029 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Pennsylvania 27,630 33,180 20% 3,910
United States 725,200 864,400 19% 92,800

Medical Assistants Job Outlook in Pennsylvania

Location
2019 Employment
2029 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Pennsylvania
27,630
33,180
20%
3,910
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 Pennsylvania

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
All-State Career School Medical/Clinical Assistant Essington, PA At least one but less than two years: 67
Bidwell Training Center Inc Medical/Clinical Assistant Pittsburgh, PA At least one but less than two years: 12
Bucks County Community College Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary Newtown, PA Less than one year: 2
Bucks County Community College Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder Newtown, PA 2 years: 3
At least one but less than two years: 15
Bucks County Community College Medical/Clinical Assistant Newtown, PA 2 years: 7
At least one but less than two years: 7
Less than one year: 0
Butler County Community College Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder Butler, PA At least one but less than two years: 18
Butler County Community College Medical Office Assistant/Specialist Butler, PA 2 years: 11
At least one but less than two years: 4
Central Penn College Medical/Clinical Assistant Summerdale, PA 2 years: 16
Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology Medical/Clinical Assistant Pleasant Gap, PA At least one but less than two years: 0
Commonwealth Technical Institute Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary Johnstown, PA 2 years: 15

Medical Assistants Schools in Pennsylvania

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Essington, PA
At least one but less than two years: 67
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Pittsburgh, PA
At least one but less than two years: 12
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Newtown, PA
Less than one year: 2
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Newtown, PA
2 years: 3
At least one but less than two years: 15
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Newtown, PA
2 years: 7
At least one but less than two years: 7
Less than one year: 0
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Butler, PA
At least one but less than two years: 18
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
Butler, PA
2 years: 11
At least one but less than two years: 4
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Summerdale, PA
2 years: 16
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Pleasant Gap, PA
At least one but less than two years: 0
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Johnstown, PA
2 years: 15

Medical Assistants Jobs in Pennsylvania.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Administrative Assistant Shady Grove Fertility Chesterbrook, Pennsylvania 09/26/2021 No
Admissions Coordinator Consulate Health Care Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania 09/27/2021 No
Assistant Salon Manager Hair Cuttery Warrington, Pennsylvania 09/27/2021 No
Assistant Salon Manager Hair Cuttery Doylestown, Pennsylvania 09/27/2021 No
Assistant Salon Manager Hair Cuttery Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 09/27/2021 No
Assistant Salon Manager Hair Cuttery Enola, Pennsylvania 09/27/2021 No
Assistant Salon Manager Hair Cuttery Lebanon, Pennsylvania 09/27/2021 No
Assistant Salon Manager Hair Cuttery Levittown, Pennsylvania 09/27/2021 No
Assistant Salon Manager Hair Cuttery Holmes, Pennsylvania 09/27/2021 No
Assistant Salon Manager Hair Cuttery Perkasie, Pennsylvania 09/27/2021 No

Medical Assistants Jobs in Pennsylvania.

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Shady Grove Fertility
Chesterbrook, Pennsylvania
09/26/2021
No
Consulate Health Care
Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania
09/27/2021
No
Hair Cuttery
Warrington, Pennsylvania
09/27/2021
No
Hair Cuttery
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
09/27/2021
No
Hair Cuttery
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
09/27/2021
No
Hair Cuttery
Enola, Pennsylvania
09/27/2021
No
Hair Cuttery
Lebanon, Pennsylvania
09/27/2021
No
Hair Cuttery
Levittown, Pennsylvania
09/27/2021
No
Hair Cuttery
Holmes, Pennsylvania
09/27/2021
No
Hair Cuttery
Perkasie, Pennsylvania
09/27/2021
No

Medical Assistants Salary Guide 2021

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