Medical Receptionist

Medical Receptionist

Medical Receptionists are responsible for the general administration duties in a medical centre. As a Medical Receptionist, you'll greet patients as they arrive, book appointments, monitor stock levels, manage payments, and organise specialist consultations.

The average salary of a Medical Receptionist is $55,278 per annum.

Salary range
Average salary $55,278
salary range
$49,182
$55,278
$61,459
Source: SEEK
Projected job growth
0% by 2020
0%
2015
2020
Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Employment by region
The top three regions for employment as a Medical Receptionist are:
NSW
NSW 32%
VIC
VIC 24.8%
QLD
QLD 20.7%
Source: joboutlook.gov.au

Key skills required

The top skills for a Medical Receptionist are:
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work neatly and accurately
  • Good organisational skills
  • Able to work without supervision
  • Good presentation and pleasant manner
Source: myfuture.edu.au
Career pathway planner
Starting out
Starting out

No previous study? No problem! These courses will teach you how to keep a medical office running smoothly in a medical administration role. Become trained in medical billing, medical terminology and managing records.

Moving up in the industry
Moving up in the industry

Want to progress further? Get skilled up to work as a Practice Manager or supervisor-level administrator with these courses.