Entry-Level Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office Salary (Australia)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office is AU$21.24 per hour.

AU$36,436 - AU$54,289
AU$36K
AU$47K
AU$54K
MEDIAN: AU$47,166
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50%
90%
AU$16.99 - AU$25.73
AU$17
AU$21
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$21.20
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$54K
Salary AU$36,436 - AU$54,289
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$35,583 - AU$53,758
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 5 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 11
Hourly Data AU$0AU$25
Hourly Rate AU$16.99 - AU$25.73
Overtime AU$19.50
Annual Data AU$0AU$53K
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$35,583 - AU$53,758
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 5 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 135

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.

Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$44,419

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
21%

Skills That Affect Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office Salaries

National Average
AU$44,000





Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 87%