How much does a Medical Assistant make?

Updated Oct. 7, 2021
$47,688 /yr
Average Base Pay

34 salaries

$37K

Low

$48K

Average

$62K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Medical Assistant is $47,688 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see Medical Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 34 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Medical Assistant employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Medical Assistant$47,688 /yr
L3
Senior Medical Assistant$41,757 /yr
Career Path

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Appletree Medical Group
2.2

Appletree Medical Group

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $19
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$12

$19

$12 - $19 Range

LMC Healthcare
3.5

LMC Healthcare

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $15 - $17

$15

$17

$15 - $17 Range

Saint-Thomas Community Health Centre
5

Saint-Thomas Community Health Centre

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $22 - $28

$22

$28

$22 - $28 Range

Shared Health (Canada)
3.4

Shared Health (Canada)

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $21 - $21

$21

$21

$21 - $21 Range

Appletree Medical Group
2.2

Appletree Medical Group

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $14 - $16

$14

$16

$14 - $16 Range

Canadian Armed Forces
4

Canadian Armed Forces

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $3 - $26

$3

$26

$3 - $26 Range

Horizon Health Network
2.9

Horizon Health Network

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $20 - $20

$20

$20

$20 - $20 Range

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Alberta Health Services
3.9

Alberta Health Services

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $1 - $25

$1

$25

$1 - $25 Range

HCA Healthcare
3.5

HCA Healthcare

Medical Assistant
About 

$39K -$50K

$39K

$50K

$39,180 - $50,312 Range

LifeLabs
3.2

LifeLabs

Medical Assistant - Hourly
About 

$20 -$26

 hourly

$20

$26

$20 - $26 Range

Thomas Jefferson University and Hospitals
3.6

$34K

$37K

$33,855 - $36,670 Range

St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital
3.6

St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital

Medical Assistant - Hourly
About 

$29 -$32

 hourly

$29

$32

$29 - $32 Range

Pain and Rehabilitative Consultants Medical Group
3.9

Pain and Rehabilitative Consultants Medical Group

Medical Assistant - Hourly
About 

$20 -$22

 hourly

$20

$22

$20 - $22 Range

Inovo
3

Inovo

Medical Assistant
About 

$98K -$108K

$98K

$108K

$98,455 - $107,982 Range

Addiction Centre Toronto

Medical Assistant - Hourly
About 

$13 -$15

 hourly

$13

$15

$13 - $15 Range

Lomography
2.5

Lomography

Medical Assistant
About 

$89K -$97K

$89K

$97K

$89,106 - $97,052 Range

LifeLabs
3.2

LifeLabs

Medical Assistant - Hourly
About 

$20 -$22

 hourly

$20

$22

$20 - $22 Range

MCI The Doctor's Office
3

MCI The Doctor's Office

Medical Assistant - Hourly
About 

$29 -$31

 hourly

$29

$31

$29 - $31 Range

4

Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University

Medical Assistant - Hourly
About 

$16 -$17

 hourly

$16

$17

$16 - $17 Range

Listowel Wingham Hospitals Alliance

Listowel Wingham Hospitals Alliance

Medical Assistant - Hourly
About 

$29 -$32

 hourly

$29

$32

$29 - $32 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Medical Assistant salaries

The national average salary for a Medical Assistant is $47,688 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Medical Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 34 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Medical Assistant employees.

The highest salary for a Medical Assistant in Canada is $62,240 per year.

The lowest salary for a Medical Assistant in Canada is $36,539 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent medical assistant salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$21
hourly
A Site Screener in the Vancouver Area area reported making $21 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Temporary
 
1 to 50 employees
Hospital
$20
hourly
A Pharmacy Assistant in the Kitchener Area area reported making $20 per hour
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Kitchener Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$20,000
per year
A Health Care Assistant in the Kamloops Area area reported making $20,000 per year
Job Highlights
Kamloops Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$21
hourly
A Temperature Screener in the Toronto Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
Toronto Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$35,000
per year
A Pharmacy Assistant in the Ottawa Area area reported making $35,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Ottawa Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$20
hourly
A Screener in the Toronto Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Hospital
$20
hourly
A Pharmacy Assistant in the Toronto Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$16
hourly
A Pharmacy Assistant in the Winnipeg Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Winnipeg Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$41,937
per year
An Intake Counsellor in the Victoria Area area reported making $41,937 per year
Job Highlights
Victoria Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$16
hourly
A Pharmacy Assistant in the Toronto Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment