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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 $16.12 per hour. Overall cash earnings for Office Managers of Medical Offices stretch from $26K on the lower end to $58K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $4K from bonuses and $7K from profit sharing. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Some workers in this field — just over two-fifths — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a little more than half and dental plans are enjoyed by just under one in three. Job satisfaction for Office Managers of Medical Offices is high.
$29,724 - $61,934
(Median)
$30K
$43K
$62K
MEDIAN: $43,048
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90%

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$11.75 - $22.77
(Median)
$12
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,724 - $61,934  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,709  
Profit Sharing
$919 - $7,047  
Commission
$0.00 - $13,858  
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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$26,470 - $58,209  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,638
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.75 - $22.77  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $0.67  
Overtime
$12.23 - $33.57  
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 - $3,709  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $13,858  
Profit Sharing
$919 - $7,047  
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).
)
$26,470 - $58,209  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,959
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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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Though it's uncommon, some Office Managers of Medical Offices move into roles as Practice Administrators, where pay is an average $67K per year. Office Managers of Medical Offices typically move into roles as Medical Office Managers or Practice Managers, and those positions pay $3K more and $14K more, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Office Manager, Medical Office


Office Managers of Medical Offices seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Employee Relations, Human Resources, and Accounts Payable are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 11 percent and 15 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Insurance, Scheduling, and Medicaid & Medicare Billing. Most people who know 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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. 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 $39K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Office Managers of Medical Offices who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $42K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; an Office Manager of a Medical Office with more than 20 years of experience can earn $46K on average.

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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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Medical Credentialing
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Payroll Administration
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National Average
$39,000

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

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 858 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
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 55% dental benefits Dental: 31%
vision benefits Vision: 21% employee benefits None: 42%