Entry-Level Medical Office Manager Salary (United States)

More than three-quarters of Entry-Level Medical Office Managers report fewer than five years in the field, making for a fairly junior workforce. The group as a whole takes home roughly $38,726 annually on average. Overall cash allowance—including $4,869 bonuses and $16,000 profit sharing proceeds—ranges between $29,955 and $59,234. Although more than half have medical coverage and around one third have dental coverage, about half claim no health benefits at all. For the most part, Entry-Level Medical Office Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
Entry-Level Medical Office Manager Salary (?
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$29,955 - $59,234
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MEDIAN: $41,161
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Entry-Level Medical Office Manager Salary (?
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$11.06 - $20.94
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,955 - $59,234  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,869  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $16,000  
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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$25,842 - $54,064  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 464
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.06 - $20.94  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $31.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,869  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $16,000  
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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$25,842 - $54,064  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 427
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Pay Difference By Location

Houston
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National Average
$39,000
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Houston offers some of the highest pay in the country for Entry-Level Medical Office Managers, 14 percent above the national average. Other urban areas shelling out big bucks include Fort Worth, Phoenix, San Antonio, and Atlanta, where Entry-Level Medical Office Managers typically earn around 12 percent, 7 percent, 6 percent, and 5 percent more than usual. In San Diego, salaries are 16 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

Medical Office Manager Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Medical Office Manager in Arlington:
"Never A Pay Raise."
You will work long and hard. Don't ever count on a pay raise. Appreciation is rare.
Medical Office Manager in Lebanon:
"Need A College Degree To Be Promoted Beyond Office Manager."
Learn CPT/HCPC/ICD-9 coding well. Tack your success of collecting revenues. Make sure ratio of secretaries to caregivers is adequate. Create backup workers so you can take time off without needing to be contacted. Remember when you directly effect the bottom line (accounts receivable) you become more valuable.

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Medical Office Manager Salaries

Medical Credentialing
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Human Resources
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Office Management
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Operations Management
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Medical Coding
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Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
0%
Billing
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Accounts Payable
0%
People Management
0%
National Average
$39,000
Accounts Receivable
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Insurance
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Scheduling
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Medical Records
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Medicaid & Medicare Billing
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Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
93%
female alumni
 
Male
7%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 51% dental benefits Dental: 34%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 46%
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