Average Medical Receptionist Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Medical Receptionist is $13.68.
MEDIAN $13.68
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $17
$104 - $1,918
Profit Sharing
$110 - $2,750
$30 - $3,551
Total Pay
$21,982 - $36,851

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Job Description 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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Medical Receptionist. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Medical Receptionist
Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office
Office Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Medical Receptionist

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.
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).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 6,644 survey responses.
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