Office Manager, Medical Office Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Office Managers of Medical Offices in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $17.62 per hour. Total cash earnings of Office Managers of Medical Offices range from $29K on the low end to $64K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $5K and $6K, respectively. Location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. While more than two-fifths report receiving no health benefits, more than half do receive medical coverage, and nearly one in three have dental, as well. For the most part, Office Managers of Medical Offices enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,180 - $67,442
$31K
$47K
$67K
MEDIAN: $46,959
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$12.87 - $25.71
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$18
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MEDIAN: $17.64
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$0$67K
Salary $31,180 - $67,442
Bonus $0.00 - $4,992
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,600
Commission $3,900
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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$28,865 - $62,862
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 961
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $12.87 - $25.71
Hourly Tips $1.88
Overtime $17.97 - $37.18
Annual Data $0$62K
Bonus $0.00 - $4,992
Commission $3,900
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,600
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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$28,865 - $62,862
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,012

Job Description for Office Manager, Medical Office

A medical office manager works in a highly specialized area of office administration within the healthcare field. A person employed in this position not only must have the knowledge and skills of a regular office manager, but must also be knowledgeable about medical procedures, medical planning, and complex billing and insurance procedures.

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Office Manager, Medical Office Tasks

  • Oversee day-to-day operational and staffing activities.
  • Maintain organizational policies and procedures for the office.
  • Administer fiscal operations; including accounting, planning budgets and coordinating financial reporting.
  • Ensure compliance and maintain awareness of payer and reimbursement policies, coding guidelines and health insurance changes.

Common Career Paths for Office Manager, Medical Office


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Office Managers of Medical Offices who transition into a Practice Administrator role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $68K per year. An Office Manager of a Medical Office often moves on to become a Medical Office Manager or a Practice Manager.

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Popular Skills for Office Manager, Medical Office


Survey results imply that Office Managers of Medical Offices deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, skills in Human Resources, Operations Management, Employee Relations, and Accounts Payable are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 12 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Medicaid & Medicare Billing, Medical Records, and Scheduling. A tool kit that includes Scheduling also typically contains Electronic Medical Records (EMR). It is often found that people who know Office Management are also skilled in Billing, Electronic Medical Records (EMR), and Insurance.

Pay by Experience Level for Office Manager, Medical Office

Pay by Experience for an Office Manager, Medical Office has a positive trend. An entry-level Office Manager, Medical Office with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 392 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Office Manager, Medical Office with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 380 salaries. An experienced Office Manager, Medical Office which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 396 salaries. An Office Manager, Medical Office with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 215 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $42,001

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

New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Office Managers of Medical Offices, 38 percent higher than the national average. Office Managers of Medical Offices will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+29 percent), San Diego (+26 percent), Seattle (+25 percent), and Phoenix (+12 percent). Trailing the national average by 17 percent, Portland is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers pay around 16 percent less in Miami and 10 percent less in Baltimore, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Office Manager, Medical Office Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Office Manager, Medical Office?

Office Manager, Medical Office in Moorestown:
Pros: I'm busy. I like being busy. This is a small but busy office. I am the chiropractic assistant, office manager, receptionist, billing/claims dept., accounting, cleaning, human resources and also do personal accounting work for the Dr. I am very busy all day.
Cons: I have a lot of duties and don't get a paid vacation. I can take one, but not paid. I can't really call out sick because the only other employee is the evening receptionist. There would be no one to fill in for me.

Office Manager, Medical Office in El Paso:
Pros: Everything.
Cons: Long hours.

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Key Stats for Office Manager, Medical Office

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 342 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
19%

Experience Affects Office Manager, Medical Office Salaries

▲17%

▲6%

National Average
$42,000

▼2%

▼8%

Skills That Affect Office Manager, Medical Office Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 342 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 34%
vision benefits
Vision: 28%
no benefits
None: 42%