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Medical Receptionist Salary

National Average
$19,000 $29,839 /year $41,000
$14 /hour
National Average
$1,583 $2,486 /month $3,417
$14 /hour
National Average
$365 $573 /week $788
$14 /hour
National Average
$9.13 $14 /hour $19.71
Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $36,500 $3,041 $701 $18
75th Percentile $33,000 $2,750 $634 $16
Average $29,839 $2,486 $573 $14
25th Percentile $26,000 $2,166 $500 $12
Medical Receptionist Salary Comparison by Location
United States
Ashburn, VA

How much does a Medical Receptionist make?

As of May 16, 2022, the average annual pay for a Medical Receptionist in the United States is $29,839 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $14.35 an hour. This is the equivalent of $574/week or $2,487/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $41,000 and as low as $19,000, the majority of Medical Receptionist salaries currently range between $26,000 (25th percentile) to $33,000 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $36,500 annually across the United States. The average pay range for a Medical Receptionist varies greatly (by as much as $7,000), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Medical Receptionist job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. A Medical Receptionist in your area makes on average $32,234 per year, or $2,395 (8%) more than the national average annual salary of $29,839. Virginia ranks number 18 out of 50 states nationwide for Medical Receptionist salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Medical Receptionist jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

Find your next high paying job as a Medical Receptionist on ZipRecruiter today.

What are Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Medical Receptionist Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for a Medical Receptionist job is above the national average. Topping the list is New York City, NY, with Palo Alto, CA and San Mateo, CA close behind in the second and third positions. San Mateo, CA beats the national average by $4,526 (15.2%), and New York City, NY furthers that trend with another $4,986 (16.7%) above the $29,839 average.

With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as a Medical Receptionist appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 5% between New York City, NY and Santa Monica, CA, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for a Medical Receptionist role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
New York City, NY$34,825$2,902$670$16.74
Palo Alto, CA$34,527$2,877$664$16.60
San Mateo, CA$34,366$2,864$661$16.52
Fort Belvoir, VA$34,145$2,845$657$16.42
North Bergen, NJ$33,401$2,783$642$16.06
Boston, MA$33,260$2,772$640$15.99
Juneau, AK$33,257$2,771$640$15.99
Berkeley, CA$33,027$2,752$635$15.88
Daly City, CA$32,934$2,745$633$15.83
Santa Monica, CA$32,874$2,739$632$15.80

What are Top 5 Best Paying Related Medical Receptionist Jobs in the U.S.

We found at least five jobs related to the Medical Receptionist job category that pay more per year than a typical Medical Receptionist salary. Top examples of these roles include: Physician Receptionist, Primary Care Receptionist, and Private Practice Receptionist.

Importantly, all of these jobs are paid between $45,705 (153.2%) and $65,394 (219.2%) more than the average Medical Receptionist salary of $29,839. If you’re qualified, getting hired for one of these related Medical Receptionist jobs may help you make more money than that of the average Medical Receptionist position.

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Physician Receptionist$95,233$7,936$1,831$45.79
Primary Care Receptionist$84,454$7,038$1,624$40.60
Private Practice Receptionist$79,788$6,649$1,534$38.36
Head Of Medical Receptionist$78,142$6,512$1,503$37.57
MD Receptionist$75,544$6,295$1,453$36.32
About Our Data
ZipRecruiter salary estimates, histograms, trends and comparisons are derived from both employer job postings and third party data sources.
Data used to develop this report includes ADP data. ADP is an exclusive provider of employee payroll data for ZipRecruiter.