Medical Receptionist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$28,000
$24,000
Min 10%
$28,000
Median 50%
$34,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
UnitedHealth Group
Highest Paying City
Chicago, IL
Highest Paying State
Illinois
Average Experience Level
3.2 years
How much does a medical receptionist make?
Medical Receptionists in the US make on average $29,013 annually or $13.95 hourly. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $34,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $24,000 per year. Most Medical Receptionist jobs are in Health Care companies and Professional companies. The top 5 states when it comes to Medical Receptionist salaries are Illinois, Iowa, North Dakota, California, and Rhode Island. The typical tenure for a Medical Receptionist is 3.2 years.
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Average Medical Receptionist Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Medical Receptionist in the United States is $29,013 per year or $13.95 per hour. The city with the highest Medical Receptionist salary is Chicago, IL at $34,372 per year. The Chicago, IL average entry-level salary for Medical Receptionists is $25,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Medical Receptionist salaries are Illinois, Iowa, North Dakota, California, and Rhode Island. Missouri, South Carolina, and North Carolina have the lowest Medical Receptionist salaries.

Map of Medical Receptionist Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Medical Receptionists earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Medical Receptionist Salary By Company

If you are a Medical Receptionist, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Health Care companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. UnitedHealth Group and Cigna are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like University of Florida and Stormont Vail Health report highly competitive salaries for Medical Receptionists.

Medical Receptionist Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Medical Receptionist Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Medical Receptionist can range from $23,433 to $33,218 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Medical Receptionist Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Multicare Health System
Multicare Health System
Medical Receptionist
Medical Receptionist
Tacoma, WA
Tacoma, WA
04/28/2020
04/28/2020
$33,392
$33,392
Robert Half
Robert Half
Medical Receptionist
Medical Receptionist
Minneapolis, MN
Minneapolis, MN
04/21/2020
04/21/2020
$31,305
$31,305
Medical Receptionist
Medical Receptionist
04/20/2020
04/20/2020
$29,740
$29,740
Medical Receptionist
Medical Receptionist
04/15/2020
04/15/2020
$27,131
$27,131
Randstad
Randstad
Medical Receptionist
Medical Receptionist
Louisville, KY
Louisville, KY
04/13/2020
04/13/2020
$27,131
$27,131
Medical Unit Receptionist
Medical Unit Receptionist
04/13/2020
04/13/2020
$33,475
$33,475
Atwork
Atwork
Medical Receptionist
Medical Receptionist
04/13/2020
04/13/2020
$29,218
$29,218
Robert Half
Robert Half
Medical Secretary
Medical Secretary
New York, NY
New York, NY
04/06/2020
04/06/2020
$31,305
$31,305
Medical Receptionist
Medical Receptionist
04/01/2020
04/01/2020
$31,305
$31,305
Robert Half
Robert Half
Medical Receptionist
Medical Receptionist
Miami, FL
Miami, FL
03/27/2020
03/27/2020
$29,218
$29,218