Women account for the majority of Office Managers of Medical and Dental Offices in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $16.75 per hour. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. While some workers in this profession — roughly two-fifths — do not have any health coverage, the larger part do receive medical benefits and about a third have dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$30,319 - $63,795
(Median)
$30K
$45K
$64K
MEDIAN: $44,516
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$12.00 - $24.83
(Median)
$12
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $16.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$30,319 - $63,795  
   
Bonus
$195.74 - $10,213  
Profit Sharing
$3,205  
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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$26,584 - $62,235  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 53
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.00 - $24.83  
   
Overtime
$21.72  
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$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$195.74 - $10,213  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,205  
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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$26,584 - $62,235  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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Job Description for Office Manager, Medical or Dental Office

Office managers, medical or dental office, are responsible for leading and managing a medical or dental office. These are usually full-time positions. They usually supervise administrative staff, medical assistants, janitors, and many others. They are usually responsible for cash flow, budget payroll, and staffing. They may work with their employers’ accountants or run their own accounting system. They must oversee business operations closely, so that it is running properly and within a budget. If the business is over the established budget, they must immediately report issues to their employers.

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Office Manager, Medical or Dental Office Tasks

  • 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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Office Managers of Medical and Dental Offices may progress into high-paying roles like Practice Administrator, where median compensation is $68K annually. It is not unusual for an Office Manager of a Medical or Dental Office to become an Office Manager of a Medical Office or an Office Manager of a Dental Office.

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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, Accounts Payable, Medical Coding, and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 10 percent and 13 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Insurance, Payroll Administration, and Accounts Receivable. Those familiar with Billing also tend to know Accounts Receivable and Customer Relationship Management (CRM). Those familiar with Insurance tend to be well versed in Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Accounts Receivable.

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

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


Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $39K on average. Interestingly, those who have worked for five to 10 years report receiving a smaller median salary of $38K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $44K in this role. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $47K on average.

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What is it like working as an Office Manager, Medical or Dental Office?

Office Manager, Medical or Dental Office in Houston:
"Pros and Cons."
Pros: I like that my job keeps me busy and I get to multi-task and so I am never bored. I get to utilize my education.
Cons: I have to take up the slack of other workers and make sure the job gets done.

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Experience Affects Office Manager, Medical or Dental Office Salaries



National Average
$41,000



Skills That Affect Office Manager, Medical or Dental Office Salaries





Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
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National Average
$41,000

Billing
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Scheduling
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
medical benefits
Vision: 22%
dental benefits
None: 41%
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