Medical office administrators earned an average of $88,580 per year in 2012, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The average hourly wage for this field was $42.59.
Earnings can vary from the average for a medical office administrator based on the type of facility and clients. Work settings may range from small clinics to large medical centers, and opportunities may be found for employment in both public and private practices. The field is expected to grow faster than average, with an increase in employment of 23 percent by 2022. Prospective candidates for this career field should hold at least a bachelor's degree.