$13.50
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$505

Profit Sharing

$1,392

Commission

$1,100

A Medical Receptionist with Customer Service skills earns an average wage of $13.35 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$19,877 - $41,201
$20K
$30K
$41K
MEDIAN: $30,060
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50%
90%

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$10.43 - $17.07
$10
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$0$41K
Salary $19,877 - $41,201
Bonus $115 - $1,998
Profit Sharing $102 - $3,477
Commission $1,100
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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$21,724 - $36,300
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 178
Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $10.43 - $17.07
Hourly Tips $0.50
Overtime $14.84 - $25.07
Annual Data $0$36K
Bonus $115 - $1,998
Commission $1,100
Profit Sharing $102 - $3,477
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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$21,724 - $36,300
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,389

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.

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Medical Receptionist 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.

Medical Receptionist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Medical Receptionist

Pay by Experience for a Medical Receptionist has a positive trend. An entry-level Medical Receptionist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 1,035 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical Receptionist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 568 salaries. An experienced Medical Receptionist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 508 salaries. A Medical Receptionist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 144 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

15%

-6%

National Average: $28,482

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Medical Receptionist

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 624 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Medical Receptionist Salaries

Late-Career
▲9%

Experienced
▲7%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$28,000

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 624 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
no benefits
None: 37%