Late-Career Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office Salary (Australia)

A Late-Career Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office earns an average wage of AU$23.16 per hour.

AU$19.89 - AU$29.85
MEDIAN: AU$23.16
Hourly Data AU$0AU$31
Hourly Rate AU$19.89 - AU$29.85
Overtime AU$31.67
Annual Data AU$0AU$62K
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).
AU$41,512 - AU$62,087
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 5 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 27

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.


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$48,491

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Key Stats for Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office

20 years or more

Skills That Affect Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office Salaries

National Average

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
dental benefits
vision benefits
no benefits
None: 100%