A Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office earns an average wage of AU$22.45 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$37,149 - AU$53,915
AU$37K
AU$48K
AU$54K
MEDIAN: AU$48,446
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50%
90%
AU$17.82 - AU$27.04
AU$18
AU$23
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$22.51
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$56K
Salary AU$37,149 - AU$53,915
Bonus AU$1,000
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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AU$37,187 - AU$56,577
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 15
Hourly Data AU$0AU$30
Hourly Rate AU$17.82 - AU$27.04
Hourly Tips AU$20.00
Overtime AU$24.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$56K
Bonus AU$1,000
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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AU$37,187 - AU$56,577
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 237

Job Description for Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office

A medical office front desk receptionist performs a number of duties, including greeting and scheduling patients and visitors, bookkeeping, calling patients to remind them of appointments, handling billing, answering and routing calls, making transactions, and keeping paperwork organized. The medical office front desk receptionist mainly uses telephones and computers to communicate with patients and staff, so they must have basic knowledge of computers. These receptionists frequently work during regular business hours in an office setting, and travel is almost never required. Hours may vary for receptionists depending on the office's regular hours. Medical office front desk receptionists must interact frequently with patients, medical professionals, and supervisors, meaning they must have excellent communication skills and be personable.

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Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office Tasks

  • Compile and record medical charts, reports, and correspondence.
  • Interview patients to complete insurance and privacy forms.
  • Receive insurance co-pay payments and post amounts paid to patient accounts.
  • Schedule and confirm patient appointments, check-ups and physician referrals.
  • Answer telephones and direct calls to appropriate staff.

Common Career Paths for Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office


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Pay by Experience Level for Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office

Pay by Experience for a Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office has a positive trend. An entry-level Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$44,000 based on 148 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$48,000 based on 85 salaries. An experienced Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$50,000 based on 63 salaries. A Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$48,000 based on 27 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$47,185

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Key Stats for Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office Salaries

▲5%

▲3%

▲2%

National Average
AU$47,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office Salaries


National Average
AU$47,000




Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 90%