Medical Assistant Salary Ohio
The Ohio state has employed more than 20,000 Medical Assistants. They act as the liaison between medical professionals and patients. Their duties include making physician appointments, showing patients to examining rooms, taking patients’ vital signs, keeping patients’ records, preparing insurance claims, drawing blood, planning hospital admissions and performing other administrative and clinical tasks. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Ohio’s medical assistants earn a median annual salary of $27,980 and a median hourly wage of $13.68. Those who have earned certification from the American Association of Medical Assistants or who hold a college degree typically earn the highest salaries.