A Dental Receptionist earns an average wage of $14.50 per hour. A skill in Collections is associated with high pay for this job.
Dental Receptionist Total Pay (?
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$20,717 - $43,164
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MEDIAN: $30,410
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Dental Receptionist Total Pay (?
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$9.97 - $20.07
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$20,717 - $43,164  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,009  
Profit Sharing
$592 - $2,534  
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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$20,879 - $42,164  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 978
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.97 - $20.07  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $30.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,009  
   
Profit Sharing
$592 - $2,534  
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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$20,879 - $42,164  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 978
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Job Description for Dental Receptionist
A dental receptionist conducts a number of tasks within a dental office and typically serves as the "first face" that clients see when they enter the office. They take greet new patients and file their insurance information into the office's computer system; they must process insurance information and communicated with insurers and patients. They also handle billing procedures, including sending itemized bills to patients.
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Dental Receptionist Tasks
  • Schedule and confirm patient appointments, check-ups and physician referrals.
  • Answer telephones and direct calls to appropriate staff.
  • Receive insurance co-pay payments and post amounts paid to patient accounts.
  • Greet visitors, ascertain purpose of visit, and direct them to appropriate staff.
  • Interview patients to complete insurance and privacy forms.
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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Receptionist
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Minneapolis
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Everett
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Seattle
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Honolulu
up arrow 17%
San Diego
up arrow 16%
Houston
up arrow 11%
Philadelphia
up arrow 9%
Chicago
up arrow 3%
San Jose
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National Average
$30,000
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Experience Affects Dental Receptionist Salaries

National Average
$30,000

Skills That Affect Dental Receptionist Salaries

Collections
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Billing
up arrow 4%
Insurance
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Scheduling
up arrow 2%
Customer Service
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National Average
$30,000
Customer Relations
up arrow 1%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 151 votes.
Gender
Female
99%
female alumni
 
Male
1%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
17%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 33% dental benefits Dental: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 10% employee benefits None: 45%
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