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Medical Practice Manager Salary

With nearly three in five of Medical Practice Managers in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $40K to $81K per year and averages out to $55K per year. Total incomes of Medical Practice Managers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $10K from bonuses and close to $9K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $40K and $81K. Location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. There are far more female Medical Practice Managers who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 87 percent. Roughly one in four of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and around half claim dental coverage as well. Job satisfaction for Medical Practice Managers is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$40,478 - $80,514
(Median)
$40K
$55K
$81K
MEDIAN: $55,321
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50%
90%

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$15.50 - $30.23
(Median)
$16
$22
$30
MEDIAN: $21.00
10%
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$40,478 - $80,514  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,609  
Profit Sharing
$800 - $9,000  
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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$39,580 - $80,936  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 616
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.50 - $30.23  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $45.35  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,609  
   
Profit Sharing
$800 - $9,000  
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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$39,580 - $80,936  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 134

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Job Description for Medical Practice Manager

A medical practice manager oversees the day-to-day operations of the medical facility. They typically supervise all office staff, and they are usually given responsibility for those hiring decisions. The normal duties of the medical practice manager involve scheduling of patients, maintaining records and overseeing any records clerks. They will usually work to ensure that systems regarding billing and insurance interfaces are maintained as well. The medical practice manager needs strong computer skills and is expected to be fluent with all aspects of general office software, as well as specific programs that handle billing, records, and scheduling. The medical practice manager may be required to update their own training and education as various regulations regarding insurance change over time.

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Medical Practice Manager Tasks

  • Implement programs and procedures to improve operations efficiency.
  • Manage staff and oversee budget and financial functions.
  • Manage overall operations of the specific practice’s business functions (e.g. payroll, bank accounts, accounts payable).

Common Career Paths for Medical Practice Manager


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Medical Practice Managers who advance into the role of a Practice Administrator are fairly uncommon. Practice Administrators on average earn $67K per year. Medical Practice Managers most often move into positions as Practice Managers or Medical Office Managers. Practice Managers actually earn $1K less on average, however, and Medical Office Managers earn $12K less per year than Medical Practice Managers do.

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Popular Skills for Medical Practice Manager


Medical Practice Managers seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Information Technology Support and Accounting are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 24 percent and 19 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Billing, Office Management, and Medicaid & Medicare Billing. Most people who know Electronic Medical Records also know Medical Coding.

Pay by Experience Level for Medical Practice Manager

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


Medical Practice Managers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $51K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $53K. Medical Practice Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $55K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $59K.

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Experience Affects Medical Practice Manager Salaries



National Average
$54,000



Skills That Affect Medical Practice Manager Salaries

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 24%

Accounting
up arrow 19%

Human Resources
up arrow 2%

Medical Credentialing
up arrow 2%

Operations Management
up arrow 1%

People Management
0%

National Average
$54,000

Medical Coding
up arrow 2%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 3%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 3%

Office Management
up arrow 4%

Billing
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 131 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 24%
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