Currently, just under 40,000 medical assistants call Florida home. This particular profession features plenty of openings for prospective employees. Most medical assistants are tasked with helping physicians carry out patient care tasks. While similar workers in other states earn more money on average, Florida features a robust industry for medical assistants.
In Florida, the average medical assistant salary in Florida amounts to $28,600. A worker can expect to take home $13.76 per hour. Florida Hospital and other hospital networks within the state employ the majority of medical assistants. In the coming years, the state’s need for medical assistants is expected to grow at a steady rate.
|AREA_NAME||Hourly Wage||Annaul Average||Total Employment||JOBS_1000|
|Naples-Marco Island, FL||$16.90||$35,160.00||450||3.776|
|West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, FL Metropolitan Division||$15.62||$32,480.00||2,940||5.593|
|North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL||$15.23||$31,670.00||1,110||4.497|
|Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division||$14.76||$30,690.00||3,890||5.312|
|Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL||$14.74||$30,660.00||1,470||6.967|
|Port St. Lucie, FL||$14.27||$29,680.00||620||4.956|
|Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL||$14.07||$29,260.00||210||4.577|
|Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL||$13.93||$28,970.00||6,220||5.399|