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Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office Salary

Women account for the majority of Medical or Dental Office Bookkeepers in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $16.80 per hour. Just under a half enjoy medical while just under one in three get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to around a seventh. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Medical or Dental Office Bookkeepers.
$24,943 - $55,683
(Median)
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47K
56K
MEDIAN: $39,039
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$11.96 - $27.01
(Median)
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27
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$24,943 - $55,683  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,398  
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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$25,066 - $56,854  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 43
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.96 - $27.01  
   
Overtime
$16.46 - $39.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,398  
   
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).
)
$25,066 - $56,854  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 170
United States (change)

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 Payroll Administration, Accounts Payable, 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 and Quickbooks. The majority of those who know Accounts Payable also know Quickbooks 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 a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $33K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $37K. Medical or Dental Office Bookkeepers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $39K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Medical or Dental Office Bookkeepers with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $41K.

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Experience Affects Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office Salaries


Experienced
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National Average
$38,000

Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office Salaries

Payroll Administration
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Accounts Payable
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National Average
$38,000


Accounts Receivable
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 47% dental benefits Dental: 28%
vision benefits Vision: 15% employee benefits None: 46%