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Average Practice Administrator Salary

$73,997
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,754
Bonus
$14,000
Commission
$3,961
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Practice Administrator is $73,997.
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$50k
MEDIAN
$74k
90%
$112k
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$50k - $112k
Bonus
$804 - $14k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $14k
Commission
$291 - $21k
Total Pay
$46k - $113k
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What Do Practice Administrators Do?

Practice Administrator Tasks
  • Oversee daily operations of the practice including billing, staffing, accounting and direct supervision of the staff.
  • May also assist in practice management.
  • Recommend procedures to improve overall practice efficiency.

Job Satisfaction for Practice Administrator

4.2 out of 5
(508)
Highly Satisfied
35Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Practice Administrator are from the companies Cone Health, Heartland Dental Care and Great Expressions Dental Centers. Reported salaries are highest at Children's Hospital, Boston where the average pay is $92,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include OrthoCarolina and Medstar Health, earning around $80,214 and $67,189, respectively. Advanced Cosmetic Surgery pays the lowest at around $45,509. Heartland Dental Care and Great Expressions Dental Centers also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $46,704 and $51,923, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Practice Administrators?

Skills in Operations Management, People Management and Human Resources (HR) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Office Management and Office Administration.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Practice Administrators?

An entry-level Practice Administrator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $56,456 based on 38 salaries. An early career Practice Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,565 based on 488 salaries. A mid-career Practice Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,204 based on 565 salaries. An experienced Practice Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,936 based on 921 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $81,319.
Employees with Practice Administrator in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 25.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (14.8% more) and Houston, Texas (8.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (10.4% less), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2.6% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (2.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,901 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.3%
Early Career
16.8%
Mid Career
19.5%
Experienced
31.7%
Late Career
30.6%