A Medical Receptionist with Administration skills earns an average wage of AU$21.87 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$29,525 - AU$56,913
AU$30K
AU$44K
AU$57K
MEDIAN: AU$43,643
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90%
AU$18.47 - AU$26.06
AU$18
AU$22
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$21.88
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AU$0AU$56K
Salary AU$29,525 - AU$56,913
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$1,532
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$38,220 - AU$54,992
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 80
Hourly Data AU$0AU$39
Hourly Rate AU$18.47 - AU$26.06
Overtime AU$9.86 - AU$39.54
Annual Data AU$0AU$54K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$1,532
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$38,220 - AU$54,992
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,029

Job Description for Medical Receptionist

Medical office receptionists are administrative professionals who are responsible for a variety of clerical tasks within medical offices. These receptionists work in offices within health care environments with both patients and other professionals, generally during daytime office hours, though some who work in hospitals and other 24-hour facilities may have extended shifts.

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Medical Receptionist 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Receptionist

Pay by Experience for a Medical Receptionist has a positive trend. An entry-level Medical Receptionist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$44,000 based on 697 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical Receptionist 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 318 salaries. An experienced Medical Receptionist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$49,000 based on 209 salaries. A Medical Receptionist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$50,000 based on 95 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$45,732

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Key Stats for Medical Receptionist

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 44 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Medical Receptionist Salaries

▲9%

▲7%

▲6%

National Average
AU$46,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 12%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 86%