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Entry-Level Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office Salary

Entry-Level Medical Office Receptionists take home an average $11.51 per hour. Cash earnings for Entry-Level Medical Office Receptionists — which occasionally include more than $696.2887692974367 from bonuses and more than $4K from profit sharing — stretch from around $19K to approximately $31K. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and more than two-fifths lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a little over a half and dental coverage is claimed by around one in three. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$18,353 - $34,908
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MEDIAN: $25,512
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$9.02 - $14.79
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National Salary Data

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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$18,353 - $34,908  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $696  
Profit Sharing
$293.61 - $4,085  
Commission
$500 - $4,773  
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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$18,871 - $31,437  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 183
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.02 - $14.79  
   
Overtime
$8.45 - $21.80  
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$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $696  
   
Commission
$500 - $4,773  
Profit Sharing
$293.61 - $4,085  
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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$18,871 - $31,437  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,917
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Pay Difference by Location


With a pay rate for Entry-Level Medical Office Receptionists that is 27 percent greater than the national average, New York offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Entry-Level Medical Office Receptionists will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+11 percent), Phoenix (+7 percent), Austin (+5 percent), and Charlotte (+3 percent). Miami ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 14 percent below the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Memphis (5 percent less) and Orlando (3 percent less).

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office Salaries

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
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Scheduling
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Insurance
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Billing
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Office Administration
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Customer Service
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Data Entry
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Customer Relations
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Microsoft Office
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Phone Support
0%

Microsoft Word
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National Average
$24,000

Medical Records
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Typing
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Computer Service
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Filing
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 334 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 52% dental benefits Dental: 32%
vision benefits Vision: 23% employee benefits None: 45%