A Medical Receptionist in Sydney, New South Wales earns an average wage of AU$22.11 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Medical Terminology and Accounts Payable. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$25,168 - AU$58,309
AU$25K
AU$42K
AU$58K
MEDIAN: AU$42,236
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50%
90%
AU$17.68 - AU$26.98
AU$18
AU$22
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$22.19
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$58K
Salary AU$25,168 - AU$58,309
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$36,265 - AU$56,639
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 30
Hourly Data AU$0AU$42
Hourly Rate AU$17.68 - AU$26.98
Overtime AU$4.94 - AU$42.09
Annual Data AU$0AU$56K
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$36,265 - AU$56,639
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 236

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.

Medical Receptionist Job Listings

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 176 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$50,000 based on 73 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$52,000 based on 54 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$48,000 based on 15 salaries.

Medical Receptionist Reviews

Q: What is it like working in Sydney?

Medical Receptionist in Sydney:
"Busy and at times chaotic."
Pros: I live here and always have.
Cons: Traffic and more people moving and living in Sydney.

Key Stats for Medical Receptionist

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Medical Receptionist Salaries

▲12%

▲8%

▲5%

National Average
AU$46,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Medical Receptionist Salaries






▲2%


National Average
AU$46,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 88%