$13.64
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$495

Profit Sharing

$1,200

Commission

$1,200

The average wage for a Medical Receptionist with Electronic Medical Records (EMR) skills is $13.48 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$19,901 - $40,033
$20K
$30K
$40K
MEDIAN: $30,023
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50%
90%

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$10.52 - $17.25
$11
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$0$40K
Salary $19,901 - $40,033
Bonus $99.23 - $1,332
Profit Sharing $309 - $3,394
Commission $1,200
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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$22,036 - $36,574
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 103
Hourly Data $0$26
Hourly Rate $10.52 - $17.25
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $14.91 - $26.43
Annual Data $0$36K
Bonus $99.23 - $1,332
Commission $1,200
Profit Sharing $309 - $3,394
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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$22,036 - $36,574
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,239

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 604 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 396 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 373 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 91 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $28,733

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

Key Stats for Medical Receptionist

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 476 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Medical Receptionist Salaries

Late-Career
▲7%

Experienced
▲5%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$29,000

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 476 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 39%