Highest Paying Industries for Medical Assistants

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Manufacturing19.9141420
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, State government owned18.1337710
Hospitals, State government owned17.9337300
Scientific Research and Development Services17.6336670
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations17.3536080
Personal and Laundry Services17.3236030
Personal Care Services17.3236030
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences17.2735920
State government, including schools and hospitals17.2435860
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)17.2135800
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned17.1135600
Educational Services, Privately owned16.9435240
Insurance Carriers16.8735090
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities16.8335010
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)16.6934720
Finance and Insurance16.6634650
Offices of Dentists16.6234570
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)16.4834280
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services16.4634240
Management of Companies and Enterprises16.3634030
Educational Services, Local government owned16.3534010
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned16.3133920
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service16.2433790
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)16.233700
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned16.1133500
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals16.1133500
Educational Services, State government owned16.133480
Grantmaking and Giving Services16.0633410
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services15.8432950
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)15.8232910
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)15.8232900
Federal, State, and Local Government15.7332710
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service15.7332710
Hospitals, Privately owned15.6732590
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation15.6732590
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries15.6732590
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned15.6632560
Office Administrative Services15.6232500
Junior colleges, Local government owned15.5332290
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals15.5132270
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)15.532250
Outpatient Care Centers15.4832200
Local government, including schools and hospitals15.4232060
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned15.3131840
Hospitals, Local government owned15.331830
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services15.2731760
Administrative and Support Services15.2731760
Employment Services15.231620
Vocational Rehabilitation Services15.1931600
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned15.1831570
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)15.0931390
Offices of Physicians15.0231230
All industries15.0131220
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)14.9831160
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories14.9731130
All industries, private ownership only14.9531100
Ambulatory Health Care Services14.8730920
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)14.7830740
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists14.6130400
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services14.5830330
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, Privately owned14.4730090
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services14.4330010
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services14.4330010
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services14.3729890
Social Assistance14.2729680
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)14.2629660
Wholesale Trade14.2529640
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods14.2529640
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers14.2529640
Specialty hospitals, State government owned14.1629450
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Privately owned14.1529440
Individual and Family Services14.1229360
Other Residential Care Facilities14.0129130
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners13.9929090
Home Health Care Services13.9228950
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers13.8628820
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, State government owned13.828700
Offices of Other Health Practitioners13.4828040
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)13.4427960
Department Stores13.3427740
Offices of Optometrists13.3327720
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities13.3127690
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities13.2627590
Offices of Chiropractors13.1327320
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly13.0727180
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities13.0327110
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities12.5826170
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities12.5726140
General Merchandise Stores12.4725940
Other Schools and Instruction (including private, state, and local government schools)12.3625710
Other schools and instruction, Privately owned12.3625710
Retail Trade12.2725520
Other General Merchandise Stores12.1525270
Health and Personal Care Stores12.0625080

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