Front Desk/Receptionist, Dental Office Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Front Desk/Receptionist, Dental Office is $14.69 per hour. A skill in Collections is associated with high pay for this job.
Front Desk/Receptionist, Dental Office Total Pay (?
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$24,312 - $41,617
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MEDIAN: $29,672
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Front Desk/Receptionist, Dental Office Total Pay (?
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$10.15 - $20.09
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$24,312 - $41,617  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,192  
Profit Sharing
$101.74 - $2,457  
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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$21,486 - $42,511  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 692
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.15 - $20.09  
   
Overtime
$-0.48 - $30.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,192  
   
Profit Sharing
$101.74 - $2,457  
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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$21,486 - $42,511  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 692
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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

Collections
up arrow 10%
Insurance
up arrow 4%
Accounts Receivable
up arrow 3%
Scheduling
up arrow 2%
Billing
up arrow 2%
Phone Support
0%
Software Knowledge
0%
National Average
$31,000
Job Scheduling
up arrow 3%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 79 votes.
Gender
Female
99%
female alumni
 
Male
1%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
13%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 32% dental benefits Dental: 39%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 47%
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