For Mid-Career Dental Office Managers, hourly average wages total $20.51 per hour. Cash earnings for Mid-Career Dental Office Managers — including $6K in bonuses and $5K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $34K to $61K depending on individual performance. About one in three report receiving medical coverage from their employers and just over two-fifths collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$35,160 - $65,141
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$35K
$48K
$65K
MEDIAN: $47,531
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$16.00 - $27.02
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$35,160 - $65,141  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,001  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,841  
Commission
$2,620  
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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$34,230 - $61,119  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 273
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$16.00 - $27.02  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.60  
Overtime
$21.68 - $44.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,001  
   
Commission
$2,620  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,841  
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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$34,230 - $61,119  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 619
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,898

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Home to some of the best pay for Mid-Career Dental Office Managers, New York offers exceptional salaries, 35 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Dental Office Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+21 percent), San Francisco (+14 percent), San Diego (+12 percent), and Salt Lake City (+11 percent). Trailing the national average by 15 percent, Chicago is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers in Los Angeles and Fresno also lean toward paying below-median salaries (11 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Dental Office Manager Salaries

Operations Management
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Accounts Payable
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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bill collections
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Office Management
0%

Insurance
0%

Accounts Receivable
0%

Software Knowledge
0%

Payroll Administration
0%

National Average
$45,000

Customer Relations
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Billing
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Scheduling
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Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 136 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
medical benefits
Vision: 12%
dental benefits
None: 41%
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