A high salary does not necessarily mean high satisfaction.
After graduation, clinical medical assisting graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $86,127, while the bottom 20% make closer to $27,961. The median grad salary is $49,073.
Clinical Medical Assisting graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in clinical medical assisting is $40,360, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $46,205.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
Highest paying jobs for clinical medical assisting graduates
As per most recent US census
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