Women account for the majority of Dental Office Coordinators in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $16.81 per hour. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Over a third report receiving medical coverage from their employers and just over two-fifths collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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MEDIAN: $33,093
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Salary
$26,179 - $47,399  
   
Bonus
$2,000  
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$26,540 - $46,224  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Overtime
$29.93  
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$26,540 - $46,224  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 98

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Job Description for Dental Office Coordinator

A dental office coordinator typically works in the front office area of a dentist's office or clinic. They manage many of the office's needs and functions, with dentists and dental assistants or nurses handling the actual dental care. The coordinator helps the office stay on schedule, schedules new appointments, enters patient data for billing purposes, and generally keeps the office stocked with necessary supplies. Additionally, the coordinator typically oversees any storage and filing of paper records and ensures the office is clean and welcoming for arriving patients.

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Dental Office Coordinator Tasks

  • Examine or analyze accounting records and insurance statements to assess accuracy and completeness.
  • Maintain insurance policies and claims.
  • Assist in hiring, training and reviewing performance of staff.
  • Monitor and prioritize workflow of office staff.

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Popular Skills for Dental Office Coordinator


Survey results suggest that Dental Office Coordinators use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Customer Service, Scheduling, Insurance, and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average. The majority of those who know Insurance also know Accounts Receivable.

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Office Coordinator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Dental Office Coordinators, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $31K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $34K. For Dental Office Coordinators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $38K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $42K.

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Experience Affects Dental Office Coordinator Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 11%


National Average
$35,000


Skills That Affect Dental Office Coordinator Salaries

Customer Service
up arrow 12%

Scheduling
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National Average
$35,000

Insurance
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Accounts Receivable
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Billing
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
medical benefits
Vision: 14%
dental benefits
None: 41%
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