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Medical Assistant Salaries in Wisconsin

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:

Wisconsin Area
Entry-level
Experienced
Brown County
$24940
$33040
Dane County
$26820
$35840
Fond du Lac County
$25410
$34140
Jefferson County
$29700
$34440
Kenosha County
$26560
$33630
La Crosse County
$26260
$33440
Marathon County
$26420
$34060
Milwaukee County
$25170
$35080
Outagamie County
$24850
$35220
Racine County
$23150
$31290
Rock County
$25660
$33500
Washington County
$27180
$40340
Waukesha County
$26820
$35060
Winnebago County
$25660
$33720

The Bureau of Labor Statistics also provides an analysis of 2013 medical assisting salaries by percentile for major cities and regions throughout Wisconsin:

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Appleton WI
460
32290
Duluth MN-WI
530
33670
Eau Claire WI
250
31810
Fond du Lac WI
210
32050
Green Bay WI
670
30190
Janesville WI
430
30940
La Crosse WI-MN
330
30010
Lake County-Kenosha County IL-WI Metropolitan Division
1210
31970
Madison WI
1120
32720
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis WI
3140
31770
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington MN-WI
6630
33650
Oshkosh-Neenah WI
350
30550
Racine WI
340
29720
Sheboygan WI
320
32400
Wausau WI
280
32840
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
450
30550
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
1240
32730
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
280
29960
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
180
30090
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
310
30070