Dental Office Coordinator Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Dental Office Coordinators in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $16.99 per hour. For the most part, Dental Office Coordinators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. More than a third enjoy medical while more than two-fifths get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to one in eight. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$24,161 - $44,698
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$31K
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MEDIAN: $31,453
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$12.46 - $23.07
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$0$48K
Salary $24,161 - $44,698
Bonus $1,500
Profit Sharing $5,100
Total Pay (?
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$25,911 - $48,285
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $12.46 - $23.07
Overtime $29.93
Annual Data $0$48K
Bonus $1,500
Profit Sharing $5,100
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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$25,911 - $48,285
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 83

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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 who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Most notably, skills in Customer Service, Scheduling, Insurance, and Billing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Receivable. It is often found that people who know Insurance are also skilled in Accounts Receivable.

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Office Coordinator

Pay by Experience for a Dental Office Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Dental Office Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 45 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dental Office Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Dental Office Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 33 salaries. A Dental Office Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 15 salaries.

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Key Stats for Dental Office Coordinator

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Dental Office Coordinator Salaries

▲21%

▲14%

▲13%

National Average
$35,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Dental Office Coordinator Salaries

Customer Service
▲10%

▼0%

National Average
$35,000

Insurance
▼1%

▼2%

Accounts Receivable
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 37%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 39%
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