Dental Office Coordinator Salary

The larger portion of Dental Office Coordinators in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $16.75 per hour. Job satisfaction for Dental Office Coordinators is high. More than a third receive medical and dental insurance and around a seventh get vision plans. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$24,511 - $53,829
$25K
$33K
$54K
MEDIAN: $33,469
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50%
90%

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$12.41 - $22.87
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MEDIAN: $16.75
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$24,511 - $53,829  
   
Bonus
$302.01 - $3,603  
Profit Sharing
$3,650  
Total Pay (?
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$25,902 - $47,761  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$12.41 - $22.87  
   
Overtime
$28.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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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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$25,902 - $47,761  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 91

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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 takers who work as Dental Office Coordinators usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Customer Service, Scheduling, Insurance, and Billing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Accounts Receivable. Most people who know Insurance also know 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 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Dental Office Coordinator Salaries

▲22%

▲16%

▲14%

National Average
$35,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Dental Office Coordinator Salaries

Customer Service
▲12%

▲1%

Insurance
▼0%

National Average
$35,000

▼1%

Accounts Receivable
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 37%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
no benefits
None: 38%