Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office Salary

Most Medical or Dental Office Bookkeepers in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $16.69 per hour. Most Medical or Dental Office Bookkeepers report high levels of job satisfaction. Just over two-fifths enjoy medical while slightly less than a third get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to nearly one in six.

$24,126 - $54,245
(Median)
$24K
$39K
$54K
MEDIAN: $38,998
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$11.83 - $25.85
(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 - $1,634  
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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$24,623 - $54,852  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.83 - $25.85  
   
Overtime
$16.21 - $39.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,634  
   
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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$24,623 - $54,852  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 142
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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 usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Accounts Payable, Payroll Administration, Quickbooks, and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Accounts Receivable. Those proficient in Payroll Administration are, more often than not, also skilled in Accounts Payable.

Pay by Experience Level for Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $33K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $38K on average — a distinctly larger sum. On average, Medical or Dental Office Bookkeepers make $39K following one to two decades on the job. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Medical or Dental Office Bookkeeper with more than 20 years of experience can earn $40K on average.

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Experience Affects Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office Salaries


Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$37,000


Skills That Affect Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office Salaries

Accounts Payable
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Payroll Administration
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Quickbooks
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National Average
$37,000

Accounts Receivable
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 45% dental benefits Dental: 28%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 48%
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