Medical Administrative Specialist Salary

The average wage for a Medical Administrative Specialist is $14.52 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$19,574 - $70,469
$20K
$38K
$70K
MEDIAN: $38,000
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50%
90%

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$10.30 - $20.32
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MEDIAN: $14.52
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$19,574 - $70,469  
   
Bonus
$1,200  
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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$21,152 - $47,730  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.30 - $20.32  
   
Overtime
$24.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$1,200  
   
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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$21,152 - $47,730  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 61

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Job Description for Medical Administrative Specialist

Medical administrative specialists are responsible for incoming and outgoing medical records and ensuring that all medical release-of-information requests are HIPAA-compliant. They also handle clerical duties pertaining to medical records, scheduling, and other patient-related tasks.

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Administrative Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Medical Administrative Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Medical Administrative Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 51 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical Administrative Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Medical Administrative Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 13 salaries. A Medical Administrative Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 6 salaries.

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Key Stats for Medical Administrative Specialist

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Medical Administrative Specialist Salaries

Experienced
▲43%

Mid-Career
▲23%

Late-Career
▲13%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Skills That Affect Medical Administrative Specialist Salaries

Scheduling
▲7%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▲6%

National Average
$31,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 42%