Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office in Phoenix, Arizona Salary

How much does a Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office make in Phoenix, AZ? The average hourly rate for a Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office in Phoenix is $14.72 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 Phoenix range from $11.42 per hour to $16.70 per hour. Total Annual Pay, which includes hourly rate for a Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office in Phoenix ranges from $23,903 to $34,647 annually. Among those reporting, there is an average job satisfaction rating of 5 out of 5 stars. In Phoenix, women make up the majority of the workforce (100 percent). Many report receiving benefits from their employer.

$11.42 - $16.70
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Hourly Rate $11.42 - $16.70
Annual Data $0$34K
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$23,903 - $34,647
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

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 Phoenix, Arizona

Maricopa County, Arizona
1,563,001
Male:
786,833 (50.3%)
Female:
776,168 (49.7%)
Phoenix (/ˈfiːnᵻks/) is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. With 1,563,025 people (as of 2015), Phoenix is the sixth most populous city nationwide, the most populous state capital in the United States, and the only state capital with a population of more than 1 million residents. Phoenix is the anchor of the Phoenix metropolitan area, also known as the Valley of the Sun, which in turn is a part of the Salt River Valley. The metropolitan area is the 12th largest by population in the United States, with approximately 4.3 million people as of 2010. In addition, Phoenix is the county seat of Maricopa County and, at 517.9 square miles (1,341 km2), it is the largest city in the state, nearly twice the size of Tucson and one of the largest cities in the United States. Settled in 1867 as an agricultural community near the confluence of the...
Phoenix:
$48,452
Arizona:
$51,492
$922
Phoenix:
$200,800
Arizona:
$194,300
4.0%

Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office Job Listings

Key Stats for Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office Salaries

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Skills That Affect Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office Salaries

Scheduling
▲7%

Insurance
▲7%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▲6%

Phone Support
▲4%

National Average
$30,000

Customer Service
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 50%