$13.55
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$499

Profit Sharing

$1,261

Commission

$1,100

The average pay for a Medical Receptionist with Scheduling skills is $13.47 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$19,589 - $39,843
$20K
$29K
$40K
MEDIAN: $29,211
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50%
90%

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$10.53 - $17.22
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$0$39K
Salary $19,589 - $39,843
Bonus $96.96 - $1,993
Profit Sharing $124 - $3,394
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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$21,895 - $36,482
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 160
Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $10.53 - $17.22
Hourly Tips $0.30
Overtime $14.77 - $25.52
Annual Data $0$36K
Bonus $96.96 - $1,993
Commission $1,100
Profit Sharing $124 - $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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$21,895 - $36,482
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,185

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 912 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 567 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 527 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 145 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $28,538

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 621 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Medical Receptionist Salaries

Late-Career
▲9%

▲6%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$29,000

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 621 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 34%
no benefits
None: 40%