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Office Manager, Medical Office Salary

The larger portion of Office Managers of Medical Offices in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $16.21 per hour. Total cash compensation for Office Managers of Medical Offices runs from $27K to $59K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $4K and profit sharing that can reach almost $6K. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Office Managers of Medical Offices report high levels of job satisfaction. Although more than two-fifths lack health benefits of any kind, more than half do enjoy medical insurance, and just under one in three get dental coverage, too.

$29,916 - $62,345
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$30K
$44K
$62K
MEDIAN: $43,744
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$11.83 - $23.04
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$12
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,916 - $62,345  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,587  
Profit Sharing
$963 - $5,973  
Commission
$0.00 - $13,809  
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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$26,729 - $58,732  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,935
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.83 - $23.04  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $0.67  
Overtime
$10.46 - $33.52  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,587  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $13,809  
Profit Sharing
$963 - $5,973  
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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$26,729 - $58,732  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,165

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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

  • 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.
  • Oversee day-to-day operational and staffing activities.
  • Maintain organizational policies and procedures for the office.

Common Career Paths for Office Manager, Medical Office


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As Office Managers of Medical Offices transition into upper-level roles such as Practice Administrator, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Practice Administrators earn $67K on average per year. Typical career progression for an Office Manager of a Medical Office involves becoming a Medical Office Manager or a Practice Manager, roles that pay $3K more and $14K more on average.

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Popular Skills for Office Manager, Medical Office


Office Managers of Medical Offices report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Employee Relations, Human Resources, and Accounts Payable are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 9 percent and 15 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Insurance, Scheduling, and Medicaid & Medicare Billing. Most people experienced in Office Management also know Scheduling, Electronic Medical Records (EMR), and Insurance. The majority of those who know Billing also know Insurance.

Pay by Experience Level for Office Manager, Medical Office

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


For Office Managers of Medical Offices, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $35K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $40K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Office Managers of Medical Offices with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $42K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Office Manager of a Medical Office generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $46K.

Office Manager, Medical Office Reviews

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.

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Experience Affects Office Manager, Medical Office Salaries




National Average
$39,000


Skills That Affect Office Manager, Medical Office Salaries





Office Management
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Accounts Receivable
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Payroll Administration
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National Average
$39,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Medical Credentialing
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Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
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Billing
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 683 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 54% dental benefits Dental: 31%
vision benefits Vision: 21% employee benefits None: 42%
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