Office Manager, Medical or Dental Office Salary

Office Managers of Medical and Dental Offices who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up approximately half of Office Managers of Medical and Dental Offices. Pay fluctuates from $28K to $60K per year, but expected earnings average $42K per year. Most Office Managers of Medical and Dental Offices report high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just under a half lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by approximately half and dental coverage is claimed by around one in three. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,874 - $64,463
$32K
$45K
$64K
MEDIAN: $44,770
10%
50%
90%

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$13.10 - $26.90
$13
$18
$27
MEDIAN: $18.16
10%
50%
90%

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$0$64K
Salary $31,874 - $64,463
Bonus $150 - $5,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,785
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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$30,344 - $62,010
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 94
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $13.10 - $26.90
Overtime $7.93 - $36.24
Annual Data $0$62K
Bonus $150 - $5,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,785
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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$30,344 - $62,010
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 103

Job Description for Office Manager, Medical or Dental Office

Office managers, medical or dental office, are responsible for leading and managing a medical or dental office. These are usually full-time positions. They usually supervise administrative staff, medical assistants, janitors, and many others. They are usually responsible for cash flow, budget payroll, and staffing. They may work with their employers’ accountants or run their own accounting system. They must oversee business operations closely, so that it is running properly and within a budget. If the business is over the established budget, they must immediately report issues to their employers.

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Office Manager, Medical or Dental Office Tasks

  • Oversee day-to-day operational and staffing activities.
  • Assure compliance and maintain awareness of payer and reimbursement policies, coding guidelines and health insurance changes.
  • 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 or Dental Office


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Office Managers of Medical and Dental Offices' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Practice Administrator. The average Practice Administrator brings home $68K per year. Becoming an Office Manager of a Medical Office or an Office Manager of a Dental Office is often the next step for an Office Manager of a Medical or Dental Office.

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Popular Skills for Office Manager, Medical or Dental Office


Survey results imply that Office Managers of Medical and Dental Offices deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, skills in Human Resources, Accounts Payable, Operations Management, and Electronic Medical Records are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 9 percent and 15 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Medical Coding, Insurance, and Payroll Administration. The majority of those who know Billing also know Accounts Receivable and Customer Relationship Management (CRM). Those who learned Insurance also tend to know Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Accounts Receivable.

Pay by Experience Level for Office Manager, Medical or Dental Office

Pay by Experience for an Office Manager, Medical or Dental Office has a positive trend. An entry-level Office Manager, Medical or Dental Office with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 31 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Office Manager, Medical or Dental Office with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Office Manager, Medical or Dental Office which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 36 salaries. An Office Manager, Medical or Dental Office with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 26 salaries.

Office Manager, Medical or Dental Office Reviews

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

Office Manager, Medical or Dental Office in Hermitage:
"Office manager."
Pros: Commute is low. Saturday’s off. Easy.
Cons: On call on Saturdays. No benefits. High work load. Low compensation. Stress.

Office Manager, Medical or Dental Office in Houston:
"Pros and Cons."
Pros: I like that my job keeps me busy and I get to multi-task and so I am never bored. I get to utilize my education.
Cons: I have to take up the slack of other workers and make sure the job gets done.

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Key Stats for Office Manager, Medical or Dental Office

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
23%

Experience Affects Office Manager, Medical or Dental Office Salaries

▲21%

▲11%

National Average
$42,000

▼7%

▼12%

Skills That Affect Office Manager, Medical or Dental Office Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 51%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
vision benefits
Vision: 22%
no benefits
None: 44%