Medical Office Assistant Salary

A Medical Office Assistant earns an average wage of $12.69 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$20,041 - $41,278

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$9.75 - $16.43

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$20,041 - $41,278  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $850  
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $4,500  
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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$20,419 - $35,712  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 178
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.75 - $16.43  
   
Overtime
$1.51 - $24.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $850  
   
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $4,500  
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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$20,419 - $35,712  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,361
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Job Description for Medical Office Assistant

Medical office assistants are often considered the glue that holds a clinic or doctor's office together. While they don't normally have any formal medical training, they are the persons who help keep the office running as smoothly as possible. They provide a wide spectrum of office administration functions, including recordkeeping and patient documentation. In some practices, they may also work to assist in preparing patients for basic examination procedures.

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Medical Office Assistant Tasks

  • Receive insurance co-pay payments and post amounts paid to patient accounts.
  • Interview patients to complete insurance and privacy forms.
  • Schedule and confirm patient appointments, check-ups and physician referrals.
  • Greet visitors, ascertain purpose of visit, and direct them to appropriate staff.
  • Answer telephones and direct calls to appropriate staff.

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Office Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Medical Office Assistant Salaries




National Average
$27,000


Skills That Affect Medical Office Assistant Salaries

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 3%

Billing
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Medical Records
up arrow 1%

Insurance
up arrow 1%

Data Entry
0%

Phone Support
0%

National Average
$27,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Phlebotomy
up arrow 2%

Medical Coding
up arrow 3%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 228 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 58% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 40%
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