Practice Administrator Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Practice Administrator is $68,470 per year. A skill in Financial Analysis is associated with high pay for this job.
Practice Administrator Total Pay (?
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$44,149 - $100,286
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MEDIAN: $68,469
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Practice Administrator Total Pay (?
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$15.03 - $31.92
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,149 - $100,286  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,997  
Profit Sharing
$1,194 - $8,700  
Commission
$0.00 - $2,467  
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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$41,727 - $104,377  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,729
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.03 - $31.92  
   
Overtime
$8.25 - $44.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,997  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $2,467  
Profit Sharing
$1,194 - $8,700  
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).
)
$41,727 - $104,377  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,729
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Job Description for Practice Administrator
A practice administrator takes care of the daily activities of a medical facility. Part of their responsibility is ensuring the facility is properly staffed by recruiting physicians, nurses, medical assistants, and non-medical staff. Although they may not directly interview prospective staff members, practice administrators are directly responsible for preparing the budget for staffing and training. The practice administrator is also responsible for negotiating contracts with medical supply companies and pharmaceutical companies to ensure that their facility has necessary supplies. They also may manage the advertising budget. Most of the time, practice administrators work in an office setting but sometimes travel is necessary to meet with potential vendors or other prospective business partners.
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Practice Administrator Tasks
  • Recommend procedures to improve overall practice efficiency.
  • May also assist in practice management.
  • Oversee daily operations of the practice including billing, staffing, accounting and direct supervision of the staff.
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Pay Difference By Location
Philadelphia
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Chicago
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San Antonio
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Tampa
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Denver
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Indianapolis
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National Average
$68,000
Baltimore
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Houston
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Experience Affects Practice Administrator Salaries

National Average
$68,000

Skills That Affect Practice Administrator Salaries

Accounting
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People Management
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National Average
$68,000
Human Resources
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Office Administration
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Accounts Payable
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Accounts Receivable
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Medical Coding
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Gender
Female
81%
female alumni
 
Male
19%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
30%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 17%
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