A Medical Office Specialist earns an average wage of $12.92 per hour. A skill in Billing is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$20,488 - $41,606
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$42K
MEDIAN: $30,011
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$10.41 - $15.57
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MEDIAN: $12.92
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$20,488 - $41,606  
   
Bonus
$500  
Total Pay (?
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$21,581 - $33,864  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$10.41 - $15.57  
   
Overtime
$6.41 - $27.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$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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$21,581 - $33,864  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 204

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Job Description for Medical Office Specialist

Medical office specialists are employed by a variety of health practices as the first line of communication with their patients. They typically work at a front desk or reception area and are primarily responsible for effectively communicating with patients and medical professionals. The main duties of a medical office specialist include scheduling appointments, answering phone inquiries, assisting patients with the check-in and check-out process, and verifying patient registration and insurance information.

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Medical Office Specialist Tasks

  • Compile and record medical charts, reports, and correspondence.
  • Interview patients to complete insurance and privacy forms.
  • Receive insurance co-pay payments and post amounts paid to patient accounts.
  • Schedule and confirm patient appointments, check-ups and physician referrals.
  • Answer telephones and direct calls to appropriate staff.

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Key Stats for Medical Office Specialist

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
036
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Medical Office Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%



National Average
$27,000


Skills That Affect Medical Office Specialist Salaries

Billing
up arrow 21%

Medical Terminology
up arrow 10%

Medical Records
up arrow 3%


Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
0%

National Average
$27,000




Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 34%
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