Medical Administrative Assistant with EHR Salary Information & Resources

The most reputable source for information on medical administrative assistants' pay is the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, which is a branch of the U.S. Department of Labor. The Bureau of Labor Statistics' May 2015 data reports:

  • Average annual wages - On average a medical administrative assistant job has a salary of $34,330 a year, or an hourly average of over $16 an hour.
  • Salary range - The report states that the middle 50% of medical administrative assistants earn between $27,070 and $39,540 a year.
  • Top employers by industry - The top 3 employers of medical administrative assistants with EHR specialists are physicians’ offices, hospitals, and dentists’ offices. These different employers vary in the amount they pay: physicians’ offices pay an average of $32,940 a year, hospitals pay an average of $34,800 a year, and dentists’ offices pay an average of $38,850 a year.

Medical administrative assistants with electronic health record expertise work in a variety of healthcare facilities and employers mentioned in the Bureau of Labor Statistics report simply employ the largest numbers. As in any industry, salaries are determined by a number of factors. The medical office assistant salary you can expect will depend on your geographic location and the facility you end up working in, and it has the potential to increase as you gain experience.