Most Dental Office Coordinators in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $16.70 per hour. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Over a third enjoy medical while just over two-fifths get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to roughly a seventh. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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MEDIAN: $33,897
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$23,920 - $53,327  
   
Bonus
$302.01 - $3,603  
Profit Sharing
$3,650  
Total Pay (?
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$25,895 - $46,726  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Hourly Rate
$12.58 - $22.42  
   
Overtime
$28.50  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$302.01 - $3,603  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,650  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,895 - $46,726  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 100

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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

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

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Popular Skills for Dental Office Coordinator


Dental Office Coordinators generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Customer Service, Scheduling, Insurance, and Billing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Accounts Receivable. Most people familiar with 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.


Dental Office Coordinators with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $31K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $37K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $40K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $41K.

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Key Stats for Dental Office Coordinator

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
031
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Dental Office Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$35,000


Skills That Affect Dental Office Coordinator Salaries

Customer Service
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National Average
$35,000

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Accounts Receivable
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 37%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
dental benefits
None: 39%
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