Medical Office Specialist Salary (United States)

A Medical Office Specialist earns an average wage of $12.49 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Billing and Medical Coding. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Medical Office Specialist Salary (?
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$19,727 - $40,045
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MEDIAN: $31,443
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Medical Office Specialist Salary (?
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$10.02 - $15.75
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$19,727 - $40,045  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $520  
Total Pay (?
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$21,030 - $36,788  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 17
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.02 - $15.75  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $26.33  
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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$21,030 - $36,788  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 116
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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.
  • Receive insurance co-pay payments and post amounts paid to patient accounts.

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Office Specialist

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

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 15%
Experienced
up arrow 8%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$27,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Medical Office Specialist Salaries

Billing
up arrow 22%
Medical Coding
up arrow 12%
Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 8%
Customer Service
up arrow 7%
Medical Records
up arrow 4%
Insurance
up arrow 3%
National Average
$27,000

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
97%
female alumni
 
Male
3%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 19%
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