Medical Practice Managers in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with about three-fifths bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $59K annually on average but can range from $40K to $84K per year. In the world of Medical Practice Managers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $10K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $7K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $40K and $84K. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. While between a fifth and a fourth report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and more than half have dental, as well. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 90 percent of Medical Practice Managers are female. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$41,950 - $83,511
$42K
$59K
$84K
MEDIAN: $58,861
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50%
90%

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$15.72 - $31.53
$16
$22
$32
MEDIAN: $22.00
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90%

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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$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$41,950 - $83,511  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,512  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $7,071  
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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$40,242 - $84,069  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 648
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.72 - $31.53  
   
Overtime
$11.00 - $46.91  
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 - $9,512  
   
Commission
$12,000  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $7,071  
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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$40,242 - $84,069  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 158

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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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Though it's uncommon, some Medical Practice Managers move into roles as Practice Administrators, where they can earn incomes averaing out to a slightly higher $68K per year. A lot of Medical Practice Managers advance their careers by becoming Practice Managers and Medical Office Managers. However, those positions offer $3K less and $14K less per year on average.

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Popular Skills for Medical Practice Manager


Medical Practice Managers seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, skills in Information Technology Support, People Management, Operations Management, and Human Resources are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Medicaid & Medicare Billing, Medical Terminology, and Accounts Receivable. 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 do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. The average beginner in this position makes around $51K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $56K. Medical Practice Managers bring in $59K after working for 10 to 20 years. 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 $63K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $56,827

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

Professionals earn a generous sum in the three largest American cities: New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago each offer salaries above the national average. Falling short of the national average by 14 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Rochester. Columbus and Tampa are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries tend to be 10 percent less than the median.

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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 105 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
21%
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
up arrow 18%


Operations Management
up arrow 3%

Human Resources
up arrow 2%

Office Management
0%

Accounting
0%

National Average
$57,000

Accounts Payable
up arrow 1%

Billing
up arrow 2%

Medical Credentialing
up arrow 2%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 3%

Medical Coding
up arrow 4%


Medical Terminology
up arrow 8%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 105 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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