The average hourly pay for a Medical Receptionist is $13.68.
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Job Description for Medical Receptionist
Medical office receptionists are administrative professionals who are responsible for a variety of clerical tasks within medical offices. These receptionists work in offices within health care environments with both patients and other professionals, generally during daytime office hours, though some who work in hospitals and other 24-hour facilities may have extended shifts. A high school diploma or equivalent is generally required for this position, and some employers require an associate’s de…Read more
Popular Employer Salaries for Medical Receptionist
The top respondents for the job title Medical Receptionist are from the companies Dupage Medical Group, Internal Medicine Group and Pediatric Associates. Reported salaries are highest at Multicare where the average pay is $17.71. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Multicare Health Systems and Pediatric Associates, earning around $17.05 and $14.97, respectively. St. Luke's Hospital pays the lowest at around $12.85. Internal Medicine Group and Family Practice Group also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $13.00 and $14.10, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Medical Receptionist
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Skills in Customer Service, Scheduling, Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and Insurance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Entry.
Pay by Experience Level for Medical Receptionist
An entry-level Medical Receptionist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.20 based on 424 salaries. An early career Medical Receptionist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.98 based on 2,663 salaries. A mid-career Medical Receptionist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.11 based on 1,405 salaries. An experienced Medical Receptionist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.72 based on 1,551 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $15.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Medical Receptionist in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 18.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (15.6% more) and Denver, Colorado (13.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (6.1% less).
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