Entry-Level Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Medical Office Receptionists sits in the ballpark of $11.67 per hour. In the world of Entry-Level Medical Office Receptionists, total cash compensation can vary between $19K and $31K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $518.952272610143 and $5K, respectively. While some workers in this profession — just over two-fifths — do not have any health coverage, just over a half do receive medical benefits and about one in three have dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Medical Office Receptionists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$19,686 - $34,774

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$9.15 - $14.86

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$19,686 - $34,774  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $519  
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $4,932  
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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$19,175 - $31,422  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 130
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.15 - $14.86  
   
Overtime
$2.73 - $21.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $519  
   
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $4,932  
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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$19,175 - $31,422  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,434
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Pay Difference by Location


For Entry-Level Medical Office Receptionists, New York provides a pay rate that is 26 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level Medical Office Receptionists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+22 percent), Phoenix (+11 percent), Atlanta (+10 percent), and Austin (+4 percent). The lowest-paying market is Miami, which sits 16 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Memphis (7 percent lower) and San Diego (4 percent lower).

Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office Advice

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

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.

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

Scheduling
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Insurance
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Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
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Billing
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Customer Service
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Phone Support
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Data Entry
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Customer Relations
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National Average
$25,000

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Typing
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 300 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 55% dental benefits Dental: 34%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 43%
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