Medical Practice Manager Salary

Total annual pay for Medical Practice Managers is approximately $55K, and commissions account for a significant portion of this final number — nearly two in five on average. Total cash earnings of Medical Practice Managers range from $39K on the low end to $82K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $8K and $7K, respectively. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Medical Practice Managers is high. Some workers in this field — just over one in five — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by approximately half. Medical Practice Managers who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 87 percent. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$40,623 - $82,143
(Median)
$41K
$56K
$82K
MEDIAN: $56,364
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$15.34 - $29.67
(Median)
$15
$22
$30
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary 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$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$40,623 - $82,143  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,919  
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $7,000  
Commission
$22,500  
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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$39,469 - $81,904  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 831
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.34 - $29.67  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $45.73  
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 - $7,919  
   
Commission
$22,500  
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $7,000  
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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$39,469 - $81,904  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 191
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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 do not often transition into Practice Administrator roles. The role averages $67K per year. A lot of Medical Practice Managers advance their careers by becoming Practice Managers and Medical Office Managers. However, those positions offer $1K less and $12K less per year on average.

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Popular Skills for Medical Practice Manager


Survey results imply that Medical Practice Managers deploy a deep pool 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 23 percent and 18 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Billing, Medicaid & Medicare Billing, and Medical Coding. Most people skilled in Electronic Medical Records are similarly competent in Medical Coding.

Pay by Experience Level for Medical Practice Manager

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


For Medical Practice Managers, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $50K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $54K on average. Medical Practice Managers bring in $56K after working for 10 to 20 years. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $60K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,572

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

Medical Practice Managers will find that New York offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 30 percent. Medical Practice Managers will also find cushy salaries in Orlando (+21 percent), Raleigh (+19 percent), Houston (+18 percent), and Chicago (+15 percent). Trailing the national average by 10 percent, Philadelphia is the market with the smallest paychecks. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Dayton and Austin (6 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Medical Practice Manager Salaries



National Average
$55,000



Skills That Affect Medical Practice Manager Salaries

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 23%

Accounting
up arrow 18%

Human Resources
up arrow 3%

Operations Management
up arrow 1%

Medical Credentialing
0%

National Average
$55,000

Office Management
up arrow 1%

People Management
up arrow 1%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 3%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 3%


Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 7%

up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 165 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
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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