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Dental Office Manager Salary (United States)

A Dental Office Manager earns an average wage of $20.17 per hour. A skill in Diagnosis and Treatment Planning is associated with high pay for this job.
Dental Office Manager Salary (?
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$31,538 - $61,664
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $45,764
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Dental Office Manager Salary (?
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$14.95 - $26.84
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,538 - $61,664  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,902  
Profit Sharing
$494.93 - $5,020  
Commission
$0.00 - $21,852  
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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$31,775 - $60,447  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 918
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.95 - $26.84  
   
Overtime
$13.35 - $38.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,902  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $21,852  
Profit Sharing
$494.93 - $5,020  
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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$31,775 - $60,447  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,974
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Job Description for Dental Office Manager

A dental office manager directs general operations for a dental office or firm on a day-to-day basis. This includes scheduling and discipline of employees and general upkeep of the facility, such as replacing any tools or equipment that no longer functions. In addition, the dental office manager may work closely with patients in scheduling appointments or handling complaints and issues related to dental care. The dental office manager works closely with the dentists in the firm or office, which means they must be familiar with common dental practices and techniques so that they may communicate with dentists effectively.
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Dental Office Manager Tasks
  • Track dental office expenses, prepare financial documents like tax returns, and manage employee payroll.
  • Coordinate office activates to promote efficiency and improve patient service.
  • Maintain dental facilities and equipment, and restock supplies.
  • Oversee patient services, including appointment scheduling, reception, billing, and recordkeeping.
  • Hire, train, and supervise office and custodial staff.

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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Office Manager

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

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$44,000
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Experience Affects Dental Office Manager Salaries

National Average
$44,000

Skills That Affect Dental Office Manager Salaries

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
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Office Management
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Accounts Receivable
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Accounts Payable
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Software Knowledge
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Insurance
0%
Billing
0%
Collections
0%
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
0%
National Average
$44,000
Customer Relations
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Customer Service
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Scheduling
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
97%
female alumni
 
Male
3%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 37% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 10% employee benefits None: 34%