Business Office Representative Salary
Business Office Representatives in the United States can expect wages of $13.65 per hour on average. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Business Office Representatives making up 77 percent. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — around one in four lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and more than half receive dental plans. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
|Salary||$19,923 - $47,315|
|Total Pay (||$21,249 - $42,289|
|Hourly Rate||$10.25 - $19.63|
|Overtime||$6.70 - $35.76|
|Total Pay (||$21,249 - $42,289|
Job Description for Business Office Representative
Business office representatives are primarily responsible for handing sales within their company. This person generally works in an office, although light travel may be required in order to meet with associates and other representatives.Read More...
Business office representatives generally work traditional weekly business hours and are employed in a variety of industries. Formal education requirements for the position may vary depending on the organization; many organizations do not require education beyond a high school diploma, while others prefer those with a bachelor’s degree in a field such as business or marketing. Overall, a business office representative should be well-educated and knowledgeable of the business for which they work and its practices, and must be able to work efficiently on teams of representatives as well as alone.
A business office representative may have a variety of duties depending on his/her employer. Overall, this is person must serve as a general representative of their organization and display a high degree of courtesy and professionalism. They will be responsible for greeting and communicating with both current and potential clients, identifying their wants and needs, and making recommendations to accommodate these needs. They must also have expert analytical, mathematical, and interpersonal communication skills and serve as experts of their company’s products and services.
Business Office Representative Tasks
- Manage accounts receivable, accepting and processing payments from patients and verifying insurance benefits.
- Meet with patient or patient’s caregiver to discuss procedures, instructions, and patient’s concerns.
- Act as receptionist, greeting and assisting clients and physicians.
- Inform physicians of patient information, maintain physician’s schedules, and schedule patient procedures.
- Collect and file demographic, billing, and clinical information from patients, ensuring accuracy.
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Pay by Experience Level for Business Office Representative
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $29K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $30K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Business Office Representatives make a median salary of $36K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $29K on average.
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