What am I worth?
Get a free salary report »
What should I pay?
Pay the right way »

Dental Receptionist Salary

A Dental Receptionist earns an average wage of $14.74 per hour. A skill in Collections is associated with high pay for this job.
Read More
$20,526 - $44,723
(Median)
$21K
$31K
$45K
MEDIAN: $31,424
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$10.09 - $20.39
(Median)
$10
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $14.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$20,526 - $44,723  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,034  
Profit Sharing
$481.77 - $3,606  
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).
)
$21,078 - $42,786  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 82
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.09 - $20.39  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $30.65  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,034  
   
Profit Sharing
$481.77 - $3,606  
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).
)
$21,078 - $42,786  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,131

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

- OR -

Log in with LinkedIn

Comp Managers Click Here »

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.

Read More...

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.

Common Career Paths for Dental Receptionist


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px

Dental Receptionist Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Skills for Dental Receptionist

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Receptionist

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

Pay Difference by Location

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Experience Affects Dental Receptionist Salaries




National Average
$31,000


Skills That Affect Dental Receptionist Salaries

Collections
up arrow 33%

up arrow 5%

Insurance
up arrow 4%

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Bilingual
up arrow 1%

National Average
$31,000

Typing
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 189 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 31% dental benefits Dental: 41%
vision benefits Vision: 10% employee benefits None: 46%