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salary requirement for a medical assistant?

I live in Boston, Massachusetts and I am applying for a medical assistant position. I am a certified MA but never had any experience, besides school and the externship. What would be a good salary requirement to ask for? Its a must in the application.

Asked By: - 10/6/2011
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Medical assistants perform a variety of duties in a medical office setting. A medical assistant usually performs his tasks under the supervision of one or more physicians. Common job duties of medical assistants include both administrative and clinical tasks, as their primary function is to help with the overall... More
Answered By: Cry Baby Obama - 10/6/2011
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http://swz.salary.com/SalaryWizard/Medical-Assistant-Salary-Details-Boston-MA.aspx says that average salary for an MA in Boston is about $33k/year. I would put that and then state that it is negotiable.
Answered By: Simpson G - 10/6/2011
 
Field experts generally recommend saying that "salary is negotiable" as to not overbid or underbid... More
Answered By: jannsody - 10/9/2011
 
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