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Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office Salary

Most Medical or Dental Office Bookkeepers in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $16.57 per hour. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. More than two-fifths enjoy medical while just under one in three get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to around a sixth. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$24,126 - $54,245
(Median)
$24K
$39K
$54K
MEDIAN: $38,962
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$11.71 - $25.76
(Median)
$12
$17
$26
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$24,126 - $54,245  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,946  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,445 - $54,539  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.71 - $25.76  
   
Overtime
$16.27 - $39.71  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,946  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,445 - $54,539  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 145
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Job Description for Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office

  • Post and review accounts receivable and account payable.
  • Maintain balance sheet and profit & loss reports for doctor/dentist.
  • Act as a liaison between insurance companies and medical/dental office for claims.

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Popular Skills for Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office


Medical or Dental Office Bookkeepers report a narrow range of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Accounts Payable, Payroll Administration, Quickbooks, and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Accounts Receivable. Most people who know Payroll Administration also know Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.

Pay by Experience Level for Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Medical or Dental Office Bookkeepers with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $32K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $37K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Medical or Dental Office Bookkeepers see a median salary of $39K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $41K.

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Experience Affects Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$37,000


Skills That Affect Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office Salaries

Accounts Payable
up arrow 7%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 5%

Quickbooks
0%

National Average
$37,000

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 45% dental benefits Dental: 30%
vision benefits Vision: 17% employee benefits None: 47%
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