Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office Salary

Medical or Dental Office Bookkeepers in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $16.79 per hour for pay. Medical benefits are awarded to a little less than half, and just under one in three earn dental coverage. Most Medical or Dental Office Bookkeepers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$24,126 - $54,245
(Median)
$24K
$39K
$54K
MEDIAN: $38,998
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$11.81 - $25.92
(Median)
$12
$17
$26
MEDIAN: $16.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

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.
)
$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).
)
$24,583 - $55,072  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate 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.
)
$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.81 - $25.92  
   
Overtime
$16.21 - $39.87  
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.
)
$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).
)
$24,583 - $55,072  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 140
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

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.

Bookkeeper Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Skills for Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office


Survey takers who work as Medical or Dental Office Bookkeepers report a focused set of job 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 skilled in Payroll Administration are similarly competent 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.


Medical or Dental Office Bookkeepers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $33K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $38K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $39K in this role. 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 $40K.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$37,000


Skills That Affect Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office Salaries

Accounts Payable
up arrow 6%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 2%

Quickbooks
up arrow 1%

National Average
$37,000

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 6%

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
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 46% dental benefits Dental: 29%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 48%
ADVERTISEMENT