The average hourly pay for a Practice Manager in Australia is AU$29.68.
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What Do Practice Managers Do?
Practice managers are responsible for the daily operations of a private medical office or public medical clinic, from staffing and scheduling to handling patients' complaints. They serve as human resources for the office and also participate in training new staff members, as well as ensure that all legal obligations are met within the office.
These managers must supervise office staff, including the front office (receptionists, medical billers, and coders) and back office (nurses and medical as…Read more
Practice Manager Tasks
- Implement programs and procedures to improve operations efficiency.
- Manage overall operations of the specific practice's business functions (e.g. payroll, bank accounts, accounts payable).
- Manage staff and oversee budget and financial functions.
Popular Employer Salaries for Practice Manager
The top respondents for the job title Practice Manager are from the companies Family Medical Centre, Bupa Australia and Dental Group Ltd. Reported salaries are highest at Dental Group Ltd where the average pay is AU$32.49. Bupa Australia pays the lowest at around AU$28.76.
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What Are Popular Skills for Practice Managers?
Skills in Office Management, Human Resources (HR) and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Office Administration and Administration.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Practice Managers?
An entry-level Practice Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$26.80 based on 49 salaries. An early career Practice Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$27.99 based on 650 salaries. A mid-career Practice Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$30.43 based on 459 salaries. An experienced Practice Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$31.06 based on 493 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$32.
Pay Difference by Location
Employees with Practice Manager in their job title in Newcastle, New South Wales earn an average of 9.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Gold Coast, Queensland (4.0% more) and Perth, Western Australia (2.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (3.4% less).
Years of Experience
This data is based on 1,942 survey responses.