Medical Office Specialist Salary

A Medical Office Specialist earns an average wage of $13.00 per hour. A skill in Billing is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$20,398 - $74,658
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$29K
$75K
MEDIAN: $29,327
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$10.46 - $15.62
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MEDIAN: $13.16
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$20,398 - $74,658  
   
Bonus
$400.00  
Total Pay (?
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$21,858 - $33,397  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Hourly Rate
$10.46 - $15.62  
   
Overtime
$6.42 - $27.81  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$400.00  
   
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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$21,858 - $33,397  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 200

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Office Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Medical Office Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Medical Office Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 120 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical Office Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 72 salaries. An experienced Medical Office Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 48 salaries. A Medical Office Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 15 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $27,678

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Key Stats for Medical Office Specialist

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Medical Office Specialist Salaries

▲13%

▲9%

▼0%

National Average
$28,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Medical Office Specialist Salaries

Billing
▲19%

Medical Terminology
▲8%

Medical Records
▲2%


National Average
$28,000

Scheduling
▼1%



▼3%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 33%
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