Medical administrative assistants

National Occupation Code (NOC): 1243  ยท  Browse All Occupations

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Medical administrative assistants perform a variety of secretarial and administrative duties in doctor’s offices, hospitals, medical clinics and other medical settings.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Administrative Assistant - Medical
  • Case Load Planner - Home Health Care Services
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Medical Secretary
  • Medical Stenographer
  • Ward Secretary
  • Ward Secretary - Hospital
  • Administrative Assistant - Medical
  • Medical Secretary
  • Ward Secretary

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for medical administrative assistants.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $24,886
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $31,978
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $30,245
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $31,149
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Sex

The following table details median income by sex for medical administrative assistants.

Sex Median Income
Male $31,171
Female $0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (3 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for medical administrative assistants.

$31,200.00
Lowest Observed
$53,664.00
Highest Observed
$31,200.00
25th Percentile
$45,838.00
Average
$52,650.00
Median
$53,664.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for medical administrative assistants

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 30
25 to 34 years 80
35 to 44 years 100
45 to 54 years 130
55 to 64 years 70
65 to 74 years 20
75 years and over 0
Total 440
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

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Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 205
Part Time 260
Total 465
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Sex

This chart outlines regional employment participation by sex for medical administrative assistants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated sex, or refer to the table below.

Sex Employed Individuals
Male 10
Female 455
Total 460
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

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Class Employed Individuals
Employee 430
Self Employed 0
Total 430
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for medical administrative assistants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 425
Unemployed 10
Total 440
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for medical administrative assistants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 0
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 110
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 270
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 20
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 60
Total 460
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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