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Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Medical or Dental Office Bookkeepers in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $16.69 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to just over two-fifths, and just under one in three earn dental coverage. The majority of Medical or Dental Office Bookkeepers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$24,126 - $55,924
(Median)
$24K
$39K
$56K
MEDIAN: $39,038
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90%

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$11.88 - $26.17
(Median)
$12
$17
$26
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$24,126 - $55,924  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,097  
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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$24,707 - $55,822  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.88 - $26.17  
   
Overtime
$16.33 - $39.53  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,097  
   
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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$24,707 - $55,822  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 152

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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 typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Most notably, skills in Payroll Administration, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Quickbooks are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Quickbooks and Accounts Receivable. The majority of those who know Accounts Payable also know Payroll Administration 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.


For Medical or Dental Office Bookkeepers, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. 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 $37K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Medical or Dental Office Bookkeepers bring in $39K after working for 10 to 20 years. Medical or Dental Office Bookkeepers who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $41K.

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Experience Affects Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$37,000


Skills That Affect Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office Salaries

Payroll Administration
up arrow 7%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 6%

National Average
$37,000

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 3%

Quickbooks
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 45% dental benefits Dental: 29%
vision benefits Vision: 17% employee benefits None: 47%