The majority of Medical Practice Managers in the United States — around three in five — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $40K to $84K per year, and the median is $59K per year. Overall cash earnings for Medical Practice Managers stretch from $40K on the lower end to $84K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $8K from bonuses and $7K from profit sharing. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Medical Practice Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority (90 percent) of Medical Practice Managers who took the survey are female. Although a fair number have medical coverage and more than half have dental coverage, one-fifth claim no health benefits at all. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$41,781 - $83,187
$42K
$59K
$83K
MEDIAN: $58,897
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90%

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$15.98 - $30.99
$16
$22
$31
MEDIAN: $22.09
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$41,781 - $83,187  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,223  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,023  
Commission
$12,000  
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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$39,976 - $83,743  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 639
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.98 - $30.99  
   
Overtime
$7.93 - $45.30  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,223  
   
Commission
$12,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,023  
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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$39,976 - $83,743  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 160

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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 overall operations of the specific practice's business functions (e.g. payroll, bank accounts, accounts payable).
  • Manage staff and oversee budget and financial functions.

Common Career Paths for Medical Practice Manager


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Although it's unusual, some Medical Practice Managers transition into jobs as Practice Administrators. The latter group reports earning a slightly lower median of $68K per year, though. Medical Practice Managers most often move into Practice Manager or Medical Office Manager roles. However, the former pays $3K less on average, and the latter pays $14K less.

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Popular Skills for Medical Practice Manager


Medical Practice Managers seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Information Technology Support, People Management, Operations Management, and Human Resources are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Medicaid & Medicare Billing, Medical Terminology, and Medical Coding. Those familiar with Electronic Medical Records also tend to 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. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $51K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $56K. Medical Practice Managers bring in $60K after working for 10 to 20 years. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $63K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $56,912

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Medical Practice Managers in New York enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 50 percent above the national average. Medical Practice Managers will also find cushy salaries in Denver (+25 percent), Chicago (+14 percent), Houston (+13 percent), and Phoenix (+7 percent). Medical Practice Managers in Tucson take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 27 percent less than the national average. Rochester and Columbus are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 15 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively.

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Key Stats for Medical Practice Manager

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 101 votes.
031
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
29%
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Experience Affects Medical Practice Manager Salaries



National Average
$57,000



Skills That Affect Medical Practice Manager Salaries

Information Technology (IT) Support
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Accounting
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National Average
$57,000


Accounts Payable
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Medical Terminology
up arrow 9%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 101 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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