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Medical Administrator Courses

A Medical Administrator oversees administrative duties for a health service or program. You might undertake tasks such as ordering supplies, managing staff or ensuring services meet compliance requirements. Medical Administrators may coordinate budgets or prepare reports when required.

Medical Administrators should be organised and able to manage several tasks at once. It’s important you can communicate well and work as part of a larger team. Medical Administrators should have good problem solving skills and be capable of completing a range of administrative work.

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Popular Medical Administrator Courses

There are 6 courses available for people who want to become a Medical Administrator. These are the top 5 most popular courses.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a Medical Administrator earn?

In Australia, a full time Medical Administrator generally earns $1,150 per week ($59,800 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a Medical Administrator?

The number of people working in this job role is likely to grow strongly in coming years. There are currently 2,800 people employed in this industry in Australia and many of them specialise as a Medical Administrator. Medical Administrators may find work across all regions of Australia.

Source: Australian Government Labour Market Insights

How do I become a Medical Administrator?

If you’re interested in a career as a Medical Administrator, consider enrolling in a Certificate IV in Health Administration. This course will give you the skills to work in a senior operational role in health administration. You’ll learn to perform routine tasks and communicate with a range of internal and external clients in a medical environment. A Certificate III in Health Administration may also be suitable.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within healthcare support services. Click on an occupation to learn more about the role and the qualifications that can help you get started in this industry.