Sunday, October 10, 2021

Medical Assistant Pay in the U.S. Far West

Medical assistant (MA) employment in the U.S. stood at more than 710,000 as of May 2020 according U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data released earlier this year. Per BLS data, almost 138,000 medical assistants were employed in the six-state U.S. Far West region. The Far West is the best region in the nation for medical assistant pay according to BLS data.  Except for Nevada, all states in the Far West region ranked among the top ten states nationally for medical assistant annual mean wages.  A closer review of May 2020 BLS data reveals the following about medical assistant pay in the U.S. Far West:

Medical Assistant Pay in the U.S. Far West

Medical Assistant Pay in the U.S. Far West

State # Employed Annual Mean Wages Wage Rank*
AK 2,500 $46,610 1st
CA 95,690 $42,990 6th
HI 4,190 $40,530 9th
NV 7,190 $35,970 25th
OR 12,480 $41,700 7th
WA 15,870 $45,700 2nd
U.S. 710,200 $36,930 -------

(*) annual mean wage ranking among the 50 states and the District of Columbia

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics OES. Data extracted on May 15, 2021

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