Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office Salary

Medical or Dental Office Bookkeepers in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $17.91 per hour for pay. Work is enjoyable for Medical or Dental Office Bookkeepers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and more than a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a little over a half and dental coverage is claimed by one-third. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$37,733 - $55,512
$53K
MEDIAN: $53,039
50%

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$12.37 - $24.90
$12
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $17.91
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$0$55K
Salary $53,039
Bonus $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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$27,291 - $54,218
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $12.37 - $24.90
Hourly Tips $1.00
Overtime $27.60
Annual Data $0$54K
Bonus $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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$27,291 - $54,218
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 34

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Job Description for Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office

A medical or dental office bookkeeper posts and reviews accounts payable and receivable for medical or dental offices. Their duties include maintaining a balance sheet and profit or loss reports for their healthcare facility. Bookkeepers may also verify purchases, work with medical billers and coders, and handle company payroll. Depending on the size of the medical or dental office, bookkeepers may also act as a liaison between insurance companies and their office. Bookkeepers must communicate regularly with their office's leadership to discuss any issues related to bookkeeping or financial concerns. These professionals generally work in a medical or dental office during regular business hours, and their coworkers may include doctors, nurses, dentists, dental hygienists and other medical or dental staff.

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Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office Tasks

  • Act as a liaison between insurance companies and medical/dental office for claims.
  • Maintain balance sheet and profit & loss reports for doctor/dentist.
  • Post and review accounts receivable and account payable.

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Popular Skills for Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office


Survey results show that Medical or Dental Office Bookkeepers typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, skills in Payroll Administration, Accounts Payable, Quickbooks, and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 9 percent and 17 percent. Most people who know Accounts Payable also know Payroll Administration and Accounts Receivable.

Pay by Experience Level for Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office

Pay by Experience for a Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office has a positive trend. An entry-level Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 10 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 19 salaries. A Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 9 salaries.

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Key Stats for Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office Salaries

▲8%

▲1%

National Average
$39,000

▼3%

▼7%

Skills That Affect Bookkeeper, Medical or Dental Office Salaries


▲8%



National Average
$39,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
no benefits
None: 36%
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