Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office in Austin, Texas Salary

How much does a Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office make in Austin, TX? In Austin, a Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office earns an average of $14.77 per hour. This is 10% higher than the national average for a Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office which is $13.23 per hour. Wages for a Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office in Austin range from $11.33 per hour to $17.09 per hour. Total Annual Pay, which includes hourly rate and overtime for a Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office in Austin ranges from $23,576 to $35,544 annually. Among those reporting, there is an average job satisfaction rating of 4 out of 5 stars. In Austin, women make up the majority of the workforce (100 percent). Many report receiving medical benefits from their employer.

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Hourly Data $0$17
Hourly Rate $11.33 - $17.09
Overtime $16.50
Annual Data $0$35K
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$23,576 - $35,544
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

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.

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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.

About Austin, Texas

Travis County, Texas
931,840
Male:
475,718 (51.1%)
Female:
456,122 (48.9%)
Austin (/ˈɒstᵻn, ˈɔː-/) is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County. It is the 11th-most populated city in the U.S and the 4th-most populated in Texas. It is the fastest growing of the 50 largest US cities and the second largest state capital city in the United States after Phoenix, Arizona. As of June 1, 2016, Austin had a population of 931,830 (U.S. Census Bureau estimate). Located in Central Texas in the foothills of Texas Hill Country, the city is home to numerous lakes, rivers, and waterways including Lady Bird Lake, Barton Springs, McKinney Falls, the Colorado River, Lake Travis, and Lake Walter E. Long. It is the cultural and economic center of the Austin–Round Rock metropolitan area, which had an estimated population of 2,010,860 as of June 1, 2016. In the 1830s, pioneers began to settle the area in central Austin along the Colorado...
Austin:
$62,250
Texas:
$55,653
$1,139
Austin:
$282,700
Texas:
$152,000
3.1%

Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office Job Listings

Key Stats for Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
46%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%

Skills That Affect Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office Salaries

National Average
$31,000

Insurance
▼3%

Data Entry
▼4%

Phone Support
▼5%

Scheduling
▼8%

Customer Service
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
46%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 9%