Office Manager, Medical or Dental Office Salary

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 $16.82 per hour. Total cash compensation for Office Managers of Medical and Dental Offices runs from $27K to $58K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $4K and profit sharing that can reach almost $12K. For the most part, Office Managers of Medical and Dental Offices enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Just over two-fifths enjoy medical while close to one-third get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to nearly one in five. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$29,309 - $61,699

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$12.02 - $24.04

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

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.
)
$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,309 - $61,699  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,639  
Profit Sharing
$1,973 - $11,920  
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).
)
$26,679 - $58,220  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 218
National Hourly Rate 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.
)
$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.02 - $24.04  
   
Overtime
$10.55 - $35.91  
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.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,639  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,973 - $11,920  
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).
)
$26,679 - $58,220  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 290
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

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.

Read More...

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


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px


Office Managers of Medical and Dental Offices who transition into a Practice Administrator role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $67K per year. 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.

Office Manager, Medical or Dental Office Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Skills for Office Manager, Medical or Dental Office


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, skills in Human Resources, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 14 percent and 17 percent. Most people familiar with Billing also 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. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $35K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $40K. On average, Office Managers of Medical and Dental Offices make $41K following one to two decades on the job. As Office Managers of Medical and Dental Offices reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $46K.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Office Manager, Medical or Dental Office Salaries




National Average
$39,000


Skills That Affect Office Manager, Medical or Dental Office Salaries






Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 3%

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 1%

National Average
$39,000

Billing
up arrow 1%

Medical Coding
up arrow 1%

Insurance
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 89 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 45% dental benefits Dental: 32%
vision benefits Vision: 20% employee benefits None: 44%
ADVERTISEMENT