Front Desk/Receptionist, Medical or Dental Office with Insurance Skills Salary

Earnings for Medical or Dental Office Receptionists with Insurance skills come in at around $12.76 per hour on average. While some workers in this profession — a little less than half — do not have any health coverage, roughly one-half do receive medical benefits and just under a third have dental insurance. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$25,155 - $30,837
$29K
MEDIAN: $29,270
50%

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$9.99 - $17.78
$10
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $12.76
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$29,270  
   
Bonus
$500  
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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$20,777 - $37,694  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$9.99 - $17.78  
   
Overtime
$18.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$500  
   
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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$20,777 - $37,694  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 64

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Pay by Experience Level for Front Desk/Receptionist, Medical or Dental Office

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


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $25K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $29K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $33K in this role. For some reason, Medical or Dental Office Receptionists with Insurance skills with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $29K.

Key Stats for Front Desk/Receptionist, Medical or Dental Office

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
037
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Front Desk/Receptionist, Medical or Dental Office Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$27,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 28%
vision benefits
Vision: 24%
dental benefits
None: 46%
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