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AllHealthcare's Guide to the Best-Paying Cities for Medical Assistants


Want to know where medical assistants make the most money? This list of the top ten metro areas that pay the highest salaries to medical assistants will show you where to find the best-paying jobs in this profession.

It’s good to narrow your focus, because there are more than 400,000 medical assistants in the U.S. today and this job is one of the top ten fastest growing jobs, according to government sources.

Overall, you can compare these best-paying jobs to the average wages paid to medical assistants: $17 an hour is the national average with annual salaries ranging from the mid-$30,000’s to mid-$40,000’s.

Salaries also vary with not only the location, but also with the setting. Since medical sssistants work in a variety of areas, jobs could be anywhere from traditional physician offices to insurance companies, or care settings like psychiatric and substance abuse hospitals.

Are you looking to jump start your career as a Medical Assistant? Are you looking to relocate? AllHealthcare’s Top 10 Cities for Medical Assistants can help you make the most of your medical assistant skills and experience – perhaps in an exciting new city.

Maybe your city is already on our list. Read on to find out more.

#1 – Vallejo-Fairfield, CA >>

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