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Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office Salary

The larger portion of Medical or Dental Office Bookkeepers in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $16.61 per hour. Most Medical or Dental Office Bookkeepers report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to more than two-fifths, and slightly less than a third earn dental coverage.

$24,040 - $54,572
(Median)
$24K
$39K
$55K
MEDIAN: $38,874
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90%

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$11.75 - $25.99
(Median)
$12
$17
$26
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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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
$24,040 - $54,572  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,991  
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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$24,480 - $54,911  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.75 - $25.99  
   
Overtime
$16.27 - $39.71  
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 - $1,991  
   
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).
)
$24,480 - $54,911  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 148

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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


Survey takers who work as 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 are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Accounts Receivable. For most people, competency in Payroll Administration indicates knowledge of Accounts Payable 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 many Medical or Dental Office Bookkeepers, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $33K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $37K. On average, Medical or Dental Office Bookkeepers make $39K following one to two decades on the job. After two decades in the workforce, the average Medical or Dental Office Bookkeeper generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $41K.

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Experience Affects Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 6%

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 4%

National Average
$37,000

Quickbooks
up arrow 2%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 45% dental benefits Dental: 29%
vision benefits Vision: 17% employee benefits None: 48%
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