The average Entry-Level Dental Office Receptionist earns approximately $13.98 per hour. For the most part, Entry-Level Dental Office Receptionists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to roughly a fourth, and two in five earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$22,382 - $36,425
(Median)
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$28K
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MEDIAN: $27,500
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$9.94 - $18.11
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$14
$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$27,500  
   
Bonus
$700  
Total Pay (?
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$20,707 - $38,053  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.94 - $18.11  
   
Overtime
$14.54 - $24.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$700  
   
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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$20,707 - $38,053  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 129
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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.

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Skills That Affect Front Desk/Receptionist, Dental Office Salaries

Accounts Receivable
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Billing
up arrow 5%

Scheduling
up arrow 2%

Insurance
up arrow 1%

Software Knowledge
0%

National Average
$29,000

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Phone Support
up arrow 5%

Job Scheduling
up arrow 5%

Organizational Development
up arrow 21%

Real-Time
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 27%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
medical benefits
Vision: 14%
dental benefits
None: 52%
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