Entry-Level Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Medical Office Receptionists sits in the ballpark of $12.37 per hour. Most Entry-Level Medical Office Receptionists report high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just under a half are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by half and dental insurance is reported by roughly one in three. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$20,713 - $38,792
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$28K
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MEDIAN: $28,211
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$9.88 - $15.55
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$0$38K
Salary $20,713 - $38,792
Bonus $99.67 - $1,995
Profit Sharing $1,900
Commission $509
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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$20,629 - $33,263
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 102
Hourly Data $0$22
Hourly Rate $9.88 - $15.55
Hourly Tips $0.60
Overtime $12.16 - $22.67
Annual Data $0$33K
Bonus $99.67 - $1,995
Commission $509
Profit Sharing $1,900
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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$20,629 - $33,263
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,501

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $26,043

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Seattle offers some of the highest pay in the country for Entry-Level Medical Office Receptionists, 26 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Medical Office Receptionists will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+25 percent), New York (+18 percent), Portland (+17 percent), and Denver (+16 percent). Tucson is the lowest-paying area, 12 percent south of the national average. Employers pay around 10 percent less in Miami and 3 percent less in Columbus, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office in Thornton:
"STRESSFUL JOB."
ALWAYS GIVE GREAT CUSTOMER SERVICE.

Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office in Hopkins:
"Op out at pay in my field."
Be very professional, people oriented, pleasant, organized.

Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office in Canton:
"The amount of time spent on phones, checking in patients."
When they tell you the payscale for your job is ex: $9.25 and maximum is $11.83 be sure to only accept the job for the highest level of pay. Also be weary of working for a "Family Related Practice." Keep in mind that the same rules in a setting like this do not apply to everyone.

Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office in Somerset:
Dont work here low pay ,long hours ,no raises.

Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office in Washington:
Be alert. Keep abreast of changes. Show Interest. Be willing to help.

Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office in Burbank:
"Tender, loving care."
You must have a lot of patience to deal with all types of personalities, a caring heart to empathize with the patients.

Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office in Lawrenceville:
Always ask for job description and benefits. Once you receive it, do salary research be sure pay is fair and competitive.

Key Stats for Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 197 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
14%
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Skills That Affect Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office Salaries

Office Administration
▲2%

▼0%

▼0%

Microsoft Word
▼0%

National Average
$26,000

Scheduling
▼1%

Customer Service
▼1%

Phone Support
▼1%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▼1%

Medical Records
▼1%

Billing
▼1%

Computer Service
▼1%


▼2%

Typing
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 197 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 34%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
no benefits
None: 47%
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