Early Careerists & Students


How long does it take to get your first health care job?

Getting your foot in the healthcare practice management door?

Many aspiring practice administrators start out as assistant administrators, operations managers or as specialists in areas such as accounting or marketing. Get an advantage with MGMA career resources, including smart interviewing tips, networking opportunities, salary ranges and medical job boards.


Blogs and articles

16 tips for landing a practice administrator job

How to get noticed by healthcare recruiters

5 new skill sets for the modern practice administrator

How MGMA helps connect you to your profession Members Only

More resources for entry-level healthcare careerists and students

Books and Survey Reports


MGMA Management Compensation Survey: 2014 Report Based on 2013 Data 
MGMA DataDive™ | Print Version

MGMA Physician Compensation and Production Survey: 2014 Report Based on 2013 Data
MGMA DataDive™ | Print Version

The New Healthcare Supervisor's Guide: The Secrets to Success

A+ Marketing: Proven Tactics for Success

The Physician Billing Process: 12 Potholes to Avoid in the Road to Getting Paid, 2nd Edition

Mastering Patient Flow, 4th Edition

Professional Development


New to benchmarking? Join the MGMA Benchmarking Rookies member community

MGMA Essentials of Group Practice Management
This six-week comprehensive online course (or two-month self-paced) covers essential concepts and skills required for medical practice management professionals.
Online course: Financial Management Boot Camp
This six-week course covers the essential financial knowledge necessary to manage a medical practice, including financial statements, the accounting process, revenue cycle, cash flow and internal control.

Tools and Research


List of U.S. healthcare recruitment companies Adobe PDF

MGMA and ACMPE internship/residency program

ACMPE Scholarship Fund program

Medical Practice Administrator Sample Job Description Adobe PDF

Assess your strengths and weaknesses with ACMPE's free technical/professional self-evaluation . Adobe PDF

Your career's definitive guide: Body of Knowledge for Medical Practice Management, 2nd Edition

Accredited Schools and Job Boards


Accredited schools and degree programs for healthcare administration





Salary calculator

What should you be making? Find position-based median compensation using the MGMA salary calculator.



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