ophthalmic medical assistant salary

 

 

The median annual wage for medical assistants was $35,720 in 2021. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $25,820, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $48,720.

Most medical assistants work full time. Some work evenings, weekends, or holidays to cover shifts in medical facilities that are always open.