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 $16.90 per hour for pay. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to slightly less than one-half, and just under a third earn dental coverage.

$23,945 - $54,848

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$11.75 - $26.07

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$23,945 - $54,848  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,589  
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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$24,466 - $55,687  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.75 - $26.07  
   
Overtime
$16.21 - $39.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,589  
   
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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$24,466 - $55,687  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 136
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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


Job skills reported by Medical or Dental Office Bookkeepers are limited. Most notably, skills in Accounts Payable, Payroll Administration, Quickbooks, and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Accounts Receivable. Most people familiar with Payroll Administration also know 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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. 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. For Medical or Dental Office Bookkeepers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $39K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $40K.

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Experience Affects Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$38,000


Skills That Affect Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office Salaries

Accounts Payable
up arrow 5%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 1%

National Average
$38,000

Quickbooks
up arrow 1%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 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: 46% dental benefits Dental: 30%
vision benefits Vision: 17% employee benefits None: 47%
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