Office Manager, Medical Office Salary

Women account for the majority of Office Managers of Medical Offices in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $17.60 per hour. Total cash compensation for Office Managers of Medical Offices runs from $28K to $63K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $4K and profit sharing that can reach almost $6K. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Most Office Managers of Medical Offices report high levels of job satisfaction. While some workers in this profession — just over two-fifths — do not have any health coverage, slightly more than half do receive medical benefits and about one in three have dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,582 - $68,776
$33K
$48K
$69K
MEDIAN: $48,206
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$12.60 - $25.37
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$0$68K
Salary $32,582 - $68,776
Bonus $0.00 - $4,404
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,837
Commission $4,000
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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$28,452 - $63,349
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 560
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $12.60 - $25.37
Hourly Tips $3.75
Overtime $16.62 - $36.14
Annual Data $0$63K
Bonus $0.00 - $4,404
Commission $4,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,837
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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$28,452 - $63,349
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 640

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Job Description for Office Manager, Medical Office

A medical office manager works in a highly specialized area of office administration within the healthcare field. A person employed in this position not only must have the knowledge and skills of a regular office manager, but must also be knowledgeable about medical procedures, medical planning, and complex billing and insurance procedures.

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Office Manager, Medical Office Tasks

  • Oversee day-to-day operational and staffing activities.
  • Maintain organizational policies and procedures for the office.
  • Administer fiscal operations; including accounting, planning budgets and coordinating financial reporting.
  • Ensure compliance and maintain awareness of payer and reimbursement policies, coding guidelines and health insurance changes.

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Office Managers of Medical Offices' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Practice Administrator. The average Practice Administrator brings home $68K per year. It is not uncommon for an Office Manager of a Medical Office to continue on to become a Medical Office Manager or a Practice Manager.

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Popular Skills for Office Manager, Medical Office


Survey results imply that Office Managers of Medical Offices deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Human Resources, Operations Management, Employee Relations, and Accounts Payable are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 13 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Medicaid & Medicare Billing, Medical Records, and Scheduling. Those proficient in Office Management are, more often than not, also skilled in Billing, Electronic Medical Records (EMR), and Insurance. The majority of those who know Scheduling also know Electronic Medical Records (EMR).

Pay by Experience Level for Office Manager, Medical Office

Pay by Experience for an Office Manager, Medical Office has a positive trend. An entry-level Office Manager, Medical Office with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 392 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Office Manager, Medical Office with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 380 salaries. An experienced Office Manager, Medical Office which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 396 salaries. An Office Manager, Medical Office with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 215 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,883

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

For Office Managers of Medical Offices, New York provides a pay rate that is 39 percent greater than the national average. Office Managers of Medical Offices can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+29 percent), San Diego (+26 percent), Seattle (+26 percent), and Phoenix (+12 percent). Portland ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 16 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Miami (16 percent lower) and Baltimore (10 percent lower).

Office Manager, Medical Office Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Office Manager, Medical Office?

Office Manager, Medical Office in Chesapeake:
"Self Worth."
Pros: The owner is very respectful, professional, goofy and flexible. He's very "nice" and will help you if you ask. The trust he has given me has made me even more humble then before I started this job and he keeps me in check and on my toes. I have learned so much since I started this job and continue to learn more everyday.
Cons: The downfall to this job is the hours, which I have no problem with, however, due to the amount of hours I work and when you break that down to an hourly pay - I usually get paid right at or below minimum wage. What upsets me is that if the other employees got paid full time, they all would be making a lot more than me and based on what I do for work, how much I work and always being on call basis, I feel that I'm getting under paid severely. I hate to sound greedy, but money makes the world go round unfortunately and I have a son to raise and my 73 year old grandparent's are helping me. If not for them, I wouldn't be able to raise my son. Time is not guaranteed and at any point they could go... I would be royally screwed if that happened. I'm finally growing up, trying to start a career so that I can be independent from anyone. I just need help financially and I feel that I'm working and growing constantly to ask for a raise. Doc not being around to see the BS I deal with.

Office Manager, Medical Office in El Paso:
Pros: Everything.
Cons: Long hours.

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Key Stats for Office Manager, Medical Office

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 190 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Office Manager, Medical Office Salaries

▲18%

▲6%

National Average
$42,000

▼2%

▼8%

Skills That Affect Office Manager, Medical Office Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 190 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 42%
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