Medical Assistants are responsible for completing administrative and clinical tasks in doctors' offices, hospitals, and other medical facilities. This includes taking patients' vital signs, entering patient data into the computer, providing treatment, and assisting in surgery. Medical assistants complete administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities. The duties can vary with the location, specialty, and size of the practice.
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Travel Medical Assistant FAQ
How Much Do Travel Medical Assistants Make?
The salary of a Medical Assistant can vary depending on the experience and location they are working in. The median annual salary for a medical assistant was $36,930 per year or $17.75 per hour in 2020 with most earning between $30,360 and $41,280 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Entry-level medical assistants or those with the lowest 10% salary earned around $26,930, while the highest 10% earned more than $50,580. Typically, a travel medical assistant job will provide higher hourly and weekly pay than permanent positions in the same location.
Where are the Highest Paying Jobs for Medical Assistants?
Alaska pays the highest average medical assistant salary according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Medical Assistants in Alaska get paid an average salary of $46,610 per year and $22.41 per hour, followed by Washington State ($45,700 per year, $21.97 per hour), the District of Columbia ($45,340 per year, $21.80 per hour), Minnesota ($43,090 per year, $20.72 per hour), and Massachusetts ($43,090 per year, $20.72 per hour).
Medical assistants seeking the highest paying contract should also be considering the cost of living in the state the position is located in. When comparing adjusted medical assistant salaries, Minnesota is the highest paying state for medical assistant jobs. Minnesota is also in the fourth-highest paying state for unadjusted salaries for medical assistants. The other states with the highest adjusted salary for medical assistant positions are Iowa, Washington State, Wisconsin, and North Dakota.
Getting Started as a Traveling Medical Assistant
Many travel medical assistants find work through recruitment agencies and marketplaces, which means you have better access to job boards to choose your schedule, location, and salary. When you begin browsing for jobs, be sure to consider the housing options, the benefits, the guaranteed hours' policy, and the recruiting company’s overall reputation.
The good news is that Fusion Marketplace has everything you need when it comes to finding your ideal medical assistant travel job. Here, you have the freedom to compare benefits, packages, and staffing agencies—all in one place.