The average 2012 medical assistant salary in Wisconsin was $31,390 according to the state’s Department of Workforce Development. Experienced professionals in this field earned an average of $34,280 a year. Those entering the workforce made $25,600 on average.
The number of medical assistant jobs in Wisconsin is projected to increase 16.7% in the ten-year period ending in 2020 according to the state’s Department of Workforce Development. This equates to 350 new medical assistant jobs becoming available every year. These jobs will be split about evenly between those created by growth and those that involve the replacement of workers leaving the workforce.
Medical assistant salaries in Wisconsin varied between the most populated counties in the state. Washington County had the highest salaries for the average and experienced categories, while Jefferson County showed the highest entry-level medical assistant salary:
The Bureau of Labor Statistics also provides an analysis of 2013 medical assisting salaries by percentile for major cities and regions throughout Wisconsin: