Medical Office Administrator Salary

A Medical Office Administrator earns an average wage of $14.62 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Payroll Administration, Human Resources, Operations Management, and Office Management. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.
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$29,050 - $81,021
$29K
$50K
$81K
MEDIAN: $50,343
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50%
90%

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$10.29 - $22.44
$10
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $14.78
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$0$81K
Salary $29,050 - $81,021
Bonus $0.00 - $5,901
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,104
Commission $2,610
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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$24,011 - $69,739
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 380
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $10.29 - $22.44
Overtime $1.71 - $37.67
Annual Data $0$69K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,901
Commission $2,610
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,104
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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$24,011 - $69,739
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 484

Job Description for Medical Office Administrator

Medical office administrators (sometimes called medical secretaries or medical office assistants) are responsible for managing the administrative duties of a medical practitioner's office. The main objective of a medical office administrator is to ensure that all administrative duties of the medical office are handled properly and efficiently, that the office runs smoothly, and that all patient needs are met. Their responsibilities include answering phone calls, creating and managing patient files, scheduling and confirming appointments and handling billing issues. Medical office administrators also keep the main waiting area clean and inviting, making sure to have magazines and other reading materials available for patients as they wait. Additionally, medical office administrators must maintain calendars and appointments for the medical professionals who work in the office. The medical office administrator is often the first person that a patient sees when they arrive at the doctor's office. They are in charge of checking patients in, providing forms to patients, answering any questions, and helping patients to feel comfortable as they wait for their appointment.

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Medical Office Administrator Tasks

  • Oversee day-to-day operational and staffing activities.
  • Administer fiscal operations; including accounting, planning budgets and coordinating financial reporting.
  • Ensure compliance and maintain awareness of payer and reimbursement policies, coding guidelines and health insurance changes.
  • Maintain organizational policies and procedures for the clinic.

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Popular Skills for Medical Office Administrator

Pay by Experience Level for Medical Office Administrator

Pay by Experience for a Medical Office Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Medical Office Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 321 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical Office Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 107 salaries. An experienced Medical Office Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 124 salaries. A Medical Office Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 78 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $36,562

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Medical Office Administrator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Medical Office Administrator?

Medical Office Administrator in Robbinsville:
"Dawns review."
Pros: Dealing with the people.
Cons: The strong personalities and the people who don't like to take directions and resist.

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Key Stats for Medical Office Administrator

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 101 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Medical Office Administrator Salaries

▲63%

▲33%

National Average
$37,000

▼1%

▼17%

Skills That Affect Medical Office Administrator Salaries





▼0%


National Average
$37,000

▼2%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▼5%

Medical Coding
▼5%

Office Administration
▼9%

Scheduling
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 101 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 33%