Entry-Level Dental Office Manager Salary

The average rate for an Entry-Level Dental Office Manager is $18.74 per hour.

$31,491 - $59,978
$31K
$43K
$60K
MEDIAN: $42,908
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50%
90%

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$14.26 - $25.19
$14
$19
$25
MEDIAN: $19.09
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50%
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$0$59K
Salary $31,491 - $59,978
Bonus $0.00 - $6,093
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,000
Commission $9,000
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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$30,574 - $55,390
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 208
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $14.26 - $25.19
Hourly Tips $0.42
Overtime $21.05 - $39.01
Annual Data $0$55K
Bonus $0.00 - $6,093
Commission $9,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,000
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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$30,574 - $55,390
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 522

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,122

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Dental Office Manager Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Dental Office Manager in Orlando:
"Benefits and payment."
Every day is an adventure. You have the ability to make the best out of your day and your team when working as a team player. A dental office is the best place to be in. Helping people and having the ability to coordinate health professionals to achieve the highest standards of care is priceless. Always push for more, you will be happy you did. People can do great things when incentivated properly. Even the patients !!! Always have daily, weekly and monthly goals. Remember in the daily huddle what they are, and set the right mind set to achieve them as a team. Health is not an insurance or economical option. Patients need to be guided in what is the best option for them. We tend to confuse with different treatments plans and no clear financial options.

Dental Office Manager in Long Beach:
"That it wouldn't keep up with the cost of living."
Negotiate your pay better.

Dental Office Manager in Great Neck:
"That I would be the only one running the practice."
Have a written contract on vacations, raises, 491k...etc. Be prepared for great attention to detail, and embrace the patients needs and concern...respect dr. Always, and complete any projects within a short deadline.

Dental Office Manager in Bellevue:
"Valuing your work."
It's important to remember that everyone's contribution is important and to value yourself and others equally.

Dental Office Manager in Redondo Beach:
"To not let yourself get overwhelmed."
Everything doesn't have to get done in one day. Try not to stress yourself out. Don't let your job consume you.

Dental Office Manager in Beaverton:
"Multi-tasking."
Most importantly be ready to multi-task. At one time there may be multiple items you are working on and still need to stop everything for a phone call, patient, or employee. Private Practice Dentistry requires a smile and constant mediating.

Dental Office Manager in Fair Oaks:
Starting out as a dental assistant is a priority if you want to excel quickly as an office manager. People skills, communication, and multi tasking are a must. Learn to excel in those qualities. Take as many continuing education courses that is offered to you. Always look ahead for changes ie: insurances, technology and take the necessary step to learn about them.

Key Stats for Dental Office Manager

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 104 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
30%
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Skills That Affect Dental Office Manager Salaries

Operations Management
▲2%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲1%

Accounts Payable
▲1%

Accounts Receivable
▼0%

bill collections
▼0%

Customer Relations
▼0%

National Average
$41,000

Office Management
▼1%

Billing
▼1%

Insurance
▼1%

Software Knowledge
▼1%

Scheduling
▼2%

Payroll Administration
▼2%

Customer Service
▼3%

Collections
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 104 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 32%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
no benefits
None: 46%
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