The average Dental Office Manager in Chicago, Ill. earns approximately $19.48 per hour. Although more than a third lack health benefits of any kind, over a third do enjoy medical insurance, and more than half get dental coverage, too. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$48,149 - $58,831
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MEDIAN: $54,848
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$14.87 - $29.65
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$30
MEDIAN: $19.00
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Salary
$54,848  
   
Bonus
$493.16 - $3,041  
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$31,649 - $62,613  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$14.87 - $29.65  
   
Overtime
$32.43  
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$493.16 - $3,041  
   
Total Pay (?
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$31,649 - $62,613  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,662,238
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
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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.


Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $39K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $38K. Dental Office Managers in Chicago, Ill. claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $54K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $48K by contrast.

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Experience Affects Dental Office Manager Salaries



National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Dental Office Manager Salaries

Payroll Administration
up arrow 9%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 5%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 2%

National Average
$45,000

Software Knowledge
up arrow 3%

Office Management
up arrow 4%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 4%

bill collections
up arrow 4%


Insurance
up arrow 6%

Billing
up arrow 6%

Operations Management
up arrow 6%

Customer Service
up arrow 9%

Scheduling
up arrow 10%

Customer Relations
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
medical benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 38%
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