Medical Office Specialist Salary (United States)

A Medical Office Specialist earns an average wage of $12.42 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Medical Coding and Customer Service. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Medical Office Specialist Total Pay (?
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$12,164 - $39,265
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MEDIAN: $29,672
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Medical Office Specialist Total Pay (?
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$9.89 - $16.57
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$12,164 - $39,265  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $520  
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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$20,609 - $37,222  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 118
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.89 - $16.57  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $26.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $520  
   
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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$20,609 - $37,222  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 118
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Job Description for Medical Office Specialist
  • Schedule and confirm patient appointments, check-ups and physician referrals.
  • Answer telephones and direct calls to appropriate staff.
  • Greet visitors, ascertain purpose of visit, and direct them to appropriate staff.
  • Compile and record medical charts, reports, and correspondence.
  • Interview patients to complete insurance and privacy forms.

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Medical Office Specialist Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Medical Office Specialist in Overland Park:
"Computer, Word Processing, Customer Service Rep."
My knowledge base is an asset as I have been in the medical field for over 41 years, working in medical records, patient accounts, secretarial, insurance verification, credentialing for 12 physicians at 3 area hospitals, administrative assistant, transcription for over 15 years.
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Experience Affects Medical Office Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%
Experienced
up arrow 13%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
$26,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Medical Office Specialist Salaries

Medical Coding
up arrow 15%
Customer Service
up arrow 11%
Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 9%
Insurance
up arrow 7%
National Average
$26,000
Medical Records
up arrow 4%
Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 21 votes.
Gender
Female
97%
female alumni
 
Male
3%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 19%
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