Medical Assistant Salary Figures by State

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Medical Assistant Salary by State

Medical assistant salary varies from state to state because of factors such as the cost of living, population density, local economy, and demand for medical services. How much medical assistants make is not consistent throughout any state, either, as medical assistant salary by city varies as well. However, some states trend higher than others when it comes to medical assistant salary, so it’s possible to make a higher salary by living in a higher trending state.

Medical Assistant Salary State to State

Below is a list of medical assistant salary figures by state, including lowest, median, highest, and average salaries for each state.

State Lowest Salary Median Salary Highest Salary Average Salary
Alabama (see schools) $17,640 $24,370 $33,310 $24,860
Alaska (see schools) $27,960 $39,780 $54,040 $39,900
Arizona (see schools) $22,760 $31,030 $38,700 $31,410
Arkansas (see schools) $20,250 $25,580 $35,960 $26,780
California (see schools) $21,910 $32,440 $47,950 $33,750
Colorado (see schools) $24,200 $31,780 $43,810 $32,790
Connecticut (see schools) $24,060 $33,220 $46,150 $34,100
Delaware (see schools) $21,820 $30,750 $43,660 $31,670
Florida (see schools) $20,550 $28,030 $37,410 $28,600
Georgia (see schools) $20,260 $28,020 $37,720 $28,720
Hawaii (see schools) $24,180 $34,830 $46,150 $34,780
Idaho (see schools) $22,500 $28,650 $37,350 $29,310
Illinois (see schools) $21,620 $29,520 $40,130 $31,320
Indiana (see schools) $21,050 $28,060 $37,430 $28,800
Iowa (see schools) $21,650 $29,020 $37,940 $29,700
Kansas (see schools) $20,340 $26,120 $36,410 $27,060
Kentucky (see schools) $19,700 $26,820 $35,860 $27,040
Louisiana (see schools) $18,980 $25,980 $35,940 $26,560
Maine (see schools) $24,370 $29,690 $38,540 $30,760
Maryland (see schools) $23,990 $31,220 $40,760 $31,770
Massachusetts (see schools) $26,520 $35,600 $47,950 $37,210
Michigan (see schools) $20,710 $27,700 $37,240 $28,410
Minnesota (see schools) $22,230 $32,820 $43,620 $32,530
Mississippi (see schools) $19,000 $24,590 $35,750 $26,000
Missouri (see schools) $19,970 $27,090 $38,070 $28,180
Montana (see schools) $22,150 $29,650 $38,050 $30,180
Nebraska (see schools) $21,080 $28,370 $37,530 $29,010
Nevada (see schools) $24,630 $30,690 $38,900 $31,360
New Hampshire (see schools) $25,430 $31,710 $38,780 $32,100
New Jersey (see schools) $23,870 $31,120 $42,950 $32,090
New Mexico (see schools) $20,760 $27,700 $36,960 $28,220
New York (see schools) $23,280 $32,530 $45,200 $33,270
North Carolina (see schools) $21,510 $28,690 $37,280 $29,090
North Dakota (see schools) $22,440 $29,870 $37,300 $29,920
Ohio (see schools) $20,740 $27,620 $36,460 $28,040
Oklahoma (see schools) $18,450 $24,270 $33,690 $25,280
Oregon (see schools) $24,880 $33,150 $44,310 $33,510
Pennsylvania (see schools) $21,450 $28,700 $39,120 $29,900
Rhode Island (see schools) $24,660 $31,450 $38,670 $31,760
South Carolina (see schools) $21,050 $28,120 $37,720 $29,130
South Dakota (see schools) $20,920 $26,740 $33,960 $26,840
Tennessee (see schools) $20,340 $27,320 $37,480 $28,140
Texas (see schools) $19,310 $27,380 $37,900 $28,270
Utah (see schools) $21,470 $27,560 $35,850 $27,970
Vermont (see schools) $25,190 $30,770 $44,160 $32,660
Virginia (see schools) $21,130 $29,740 $40,620 $30,490
Washington (see schools) $26,190 $34,790 $46,040 $35,330
West Virginia (see schools) $17,700 $23,420 $31,830 $24,360
Wisconsin (see schools) $24,510 $30,940 $38,500 $31,390
Wyoming (see schools) $22,570 $29,750 $37,700 $30,250

Salary and wage statistics are based on 2012 data courtesy of the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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