Medical Assistant Salary Information in Georgia

The average annual and hourly salaries for medical assistants in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of medical assistants among Georgia areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Medical Assistants in Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,020
25th Percentile Wage
$26,990
50th Percentile Wage
$31,550
75th Percentile Wage
$36,950
90th Percentile Wage
$41,220

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical assistants in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $41,220. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,020.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of medical assistants from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$31,550
4.79% 11.19%
2016
$30,040
2.73% -
2015
$29,220
2.77% -
2014
$28,410
0.81% -
2013
$28,180
0.57% -
2012
$28,020
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Medical Assistants in Georgia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical assistants in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical assistants in state of Georgia ranges from $26,210 to $33,750. The highest paying area for medical assistants in Georgia is Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta with a median annual salary of $33,750. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Gainesville (mean annual salary $32,130). The lowest paying area is South Georgia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $26,210.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$33,750
Gainesville
$32,130
Athens-Clarke County
$31,570
Macon
$29,750
Savannah
$29,510
Rome
$28,910
Dalton
$28,810
Hinesville-Fort Stewart
$28,730
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$28,250
Warner Robins
$28,190
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$28,180
Albany
$28,010
Brunswick
$27,850
Valdosta
$27,850
Columbus
$26,390
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$26,230
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$26,210




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