Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office Salary
Medical or Dental Office Bookkeepers in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $17.38 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to approximately half, and just over a fifth earn dental coverage. Most Medical or Dental Office Bookkeepers report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
|Total Pay (||$26,673 - $54,143|
|Hourly Rate||$12.30 - $24.56|
|Total Pay (||$26,673 - $54,143|
Job Description for Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office
A medical or dental office bookkeeper posts and reviews accounts payable and receivable for medical or dental offices. Their duties include maintaining a balance sheet and profit or loss reports for their healthcare facility. Bookkeepers may also verify purchases, work with medical billers and coders, and handle company payroll. Depending on the size of the medical or dental office, bookkeepers may also act as a liaison between insurance companies and their office. Bookkeepers must communicate regularly with their office's leadership to discuss any issues related to bookkeeping or financial concerns. These professionals generally work in a medical or dental office during regular business hours, and their coworkers may include doctors, nurses, dentists, dental hygienists and other medical or dental staff.Read More...
Medical or dental office bookkeeper positions generally require at least a high school diploma or equivalent. Many employers require bookkeepers to have an associate's or bachelor's degree as well. Experience in accounting, bookkeeping and medical billing or coding is often required or preferred. Medical or dental office bookkeepers must have excellent accounting skills, be proficient in accounting software, exhibit close attention to detail and have excellent time management skills. Good oral and written communication skills are needed as well.
Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office Tasks
- Act as a liaison between insurance companies and medical/dental office for claims.
- Maintain balance sheet and profit & loss reports for doctor/dentist.
- Post and review accounts receivable and account payable.
Popular Skills for Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office
Medical or Dental Office Bookkeepers who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Payroll Administration, Accounts Payable, Quickbooks, and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 10 percent and 18 percent. Most people skilled in Accounts Payable are similarly competent in Payroll Administration and Accounts Receivable.
Pay by Experience Level for Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office
Pay by Experience for a Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office has a positive trend. An entry-level Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 10 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 19 salaries. A Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 9 salaries.
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