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Office Manager, Medical or Dental Office Salary

The larger portion of Office Managers of Medical and Dental Offices in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $16.59 per hour. Final cash compensation to Office Managers of Medical and Dental Offices varies from around $26K to approximately $57K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $4K and $10K, respectively. Most Office Managers of Medical and Dental Offices like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to more than two-fifths, and close to one-third earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$29,275 - $60,283
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MEDIAN: $40,585
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$11.97 - $24.18
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,275 - $60,283  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,984  
Profit Sharing
$1,750 - $10,000  
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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$26,499 - $56,869  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 280
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.97 - $24.18  
   
Overtime
$15.03 - $35.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,984  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,750 - $10,000  
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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$26,499 - $56,869  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 393
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Job Description for Office Manager, Medical or Dental 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.
  • Maintain organizational policies and procedures for the office.
  • Oversee day-to-day operational and staffing activities.
  • Assure compliance and maintain awareness of payer and reimbursement policies, coding guidelines and health insurance changes.

Common Career Paths for Office Manager, Medical or Dental Office


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While Office Managers of Medical and Dental Offices do not often become Practice Managers, the job pays $53K per year on average. An Office Manager of a Medical Office role is the most common promotion for Office Managers of Medical and Dental Offices moving up the ladder. Pay for this role tends to be $37K per year. Another typical, albeit less common, transition for Office Managers of Medical and Dental Offices is an Office Manager of a Dental Office position, where earnings are usually $41K.

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Popular Skills for Office Manager, Medical or Dental Office


Office Managers of Medical and Dental Offices seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Human Resources, Operations Management, Accounts Receivable, and Accounts Payable are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 11 percent and 14 percent. Those familiar with Billing also tend to know Accounts Receivable and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

Pay by Experience Level for Office Manager, Medical or Dental Office

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


For Office Managers of Medical and Dental Offices, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $34K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $39K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Office Managers of Medical and Dental Offices see a median salary of $41K after reaching one to two decades on the job. 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 $46K.

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Experience Affects Office Manager, Medical or Dental Office Salaries




National Average
$39,000


Skills That Affect Office Manager, Medical or Dental Office Salaries




Accounts Payable
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Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
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Payroll Administration
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Scheduling
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Medical Coding
0%

National Average
$39,000

Billing
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Insurance
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 107 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 45% dental benefits Dental: 32%
vision benefits Vision: 18% employee benefits None: 45%