The average pay for a Practice Administrator is $70,719 per year. A skill in Financial Analysis is associated with high pay for this job.

$46,452 - $106,962
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$46K
$71K
$110K
MEDIAN: $70,719
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$17.12 - $35.80
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,452 - $106,962  
   
Bonus
$450.00 - $13,300  
Profit Sharing
$978 - $8,100  
Commission
$10,000  
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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$43,919 - $109,813  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,353
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.12 - $35.80  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$21.76 - $50.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$450.00 - $13,300  
   
Commission
$10,000  
Profit Sharing
$978 - $8,100  
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).
)
$43,919 - $109,813  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 183
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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

National Average: $69,897

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Practice Administrator Reviews

What is it like working as a Practice Administrator?

Practice Administrator in Duluth:
"Challenging, Fulfilling, Love it!"
Pros: Responsible for solving business challenges and creating/reviewing strategies for increasing productivity and profit.
Cons: There is nothing I dislike about my job that I wouldn't find working anywhere else.

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Experience Affects Practice Administrator Salaries



National Average
$70,000



Skills That Affect Practice Administrator Salaries



Human Resources
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Accounting
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Payroll Administration
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National Average
$70,000

People Management
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Bookkeeping
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Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
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Accounts Receivable
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Accounts Payable
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Office Administration
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 249 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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