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How much does a Medical Receptionist make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $17.12
Low $13.47
High $21.75
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a medical receptionist is $17.12 per hour in the United States. 41.4k salaries reported, updated at December 2, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Top companies for Medical Receptionists in United States

  1. Optum
    5,718 reviews6 salaries reported
    $35.94per hour
  2. $20.18per hour
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Highest paying cities for Medical Receptionists near United States

  1. New York, NY
    $19.28 per hour
    581 salaries reported
  2. Brooklyn, NY
    $19.09 per hour
    624 salaries reported
  3. Rockville, MD
    $18.20 per hour
    55 salaries reported
  1. Bronx, NY
    $17.79 per hour
    91 salaries reported
  2. Philadelphia, PA
    $16.93 per hour
    135 salaries reported
  3. Tampa, FL
    $16.53 per hour
    257 salaries reported
  1. Orlando, FL
    $15.77 per hour
    201 salaries reported
  2. Virginia Beach, VA
    $15.48 per hour
    93 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $15.31 per hour
    372 salaries reported
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Where can a Medical Receptionist earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Medical Receptionists

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Most common benefits for Medical Receptionists

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Free parking
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Uniform allowance
  • Vision insurance
  • Wellness program
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 7,278 ratings

31% of Medical Receptionists in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Front Desk Receptionist

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Average $32,813 per year

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant

Job openings

Average $17.25 per hour

Medical Office Assistant

Job openings

Average $17.69 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Medical Receptionist

As a medical receptionist how can I know if I am being paid fairly?

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