A Front Desk/Receptionist, Dental Office earns an average wage of $14.65 per hour.
Front Desk/Receptionist, Dental Office Total Pay (?
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$21,740 - $44,760
(Median)
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45K
MEDIAN: $29,632
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Front Desk/Receptionist, Dental Office Total Pay (?
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$10.19 - $20.05
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$21,740 - $44,760  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,035  
Profit Sharing
$101.74 - $4,422  
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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$21,397 - $42,507  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 773
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.19 - $20.05  
   
Overtime
$1.64 - $29.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,035  
   
Profit Sharing
$101.74 - $4,422  
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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$21,397 - $42,507  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 773
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Job Description for Front Desk/Receptionist, Dental Office
  • 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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Experience Affects Front Desk/Receptionist, Dental Office Salaries

National Average
$31,000

Skills That Affect Front Desk/Receptionist, Dental Office Salaries

Insurance
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Billing
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Accounts Receivable
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Scheduling
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National Average
$31,000
Phone Support
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Software Knowledge
up arrow 3%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 78 votes.
Gender
Female
99%
female alumni
 
Male
1%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 33% dental benefits Dental: 39%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 45%
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