Pay for Entry-Level Dental Office Receptionists sits in the ballpark of $13.97 per hour. One-fourth enjoy medical while around two in five get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to nearly one in ten. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Dental Office Receptionists is high. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$22,930 - $35,972
$26K
MEDIAN: $26,400
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$9.95 - $18.37
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$14
$18
MEDIAN: $13.97
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$26,400  
   
Bonus
$400.00  
Total Pay (?
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$20,735 - $38,257  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.95 - $18.37  
   
Overtime
$13.28 - $29.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$400.00  
   
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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$20,735 - $38,257  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 127

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Front Desk/Receptionist, Dental Office Advice

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

Front Desk/Receptionist, Dental Office in Morgan Hill:
You represent the office. So my advise would be to welcome each patient with a warm friendly smile and great customer service attending to there every need professionally. Make the feel comfortable as some patients may be very nervous and afraid to see the dentist from past experiences.

Key Stats for Front Desk/Receptionist, Dental Office

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
082
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
82%
5-9 years
7%
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Skills That Affect Front Desk/Receptionist, Dental Office Salaries

Billing
up arrow 6%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 5%

Scheduling
up arrow 2%

Insurance
up arrow 2%

National Average
$29,000

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Software Knowledge
up arrow 1%

Job Scheduling
up arrow 3%

Phone Support
up arrow 5%

Organizational Development
up arrow 19%

Real-Time
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 26%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
dental benefits
None: 51%
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