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

The average rate for a Front Desk/Receptionist, Medical or Dental Office is $11.91 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Front Desk/Receptionist, Medical or Dental Office Total Pay (?
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$18,246 - $33,323
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MEDIAN: $25,108
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Front Desk/Receptionist, Medical or Dental Office Total Pay (?
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$9.16 - $15.85
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$18,246 - $33,323  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,010  
Profit Sharing
$327.22 - $1,017  
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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$19,188 - $33,715  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 716
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.16 - $15.85  
   
Overtime
$11.16 - $22.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,010  
   
Profit Sharing
$327.22 - $1,017  
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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$19,188 - $33,715  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 716
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Job Description for Front Desk/Receptionist, Medical or Dental Office
  • Answer telephones and direct calls to appropriate staff.
  • Transcribe dictation for a variety of medical reports from physicians.
  • Make travel arrangements for physicians.
  • Receive and route messages and documents to appropriate staff.
  • Compile and record medical charts, reports, and correspondence.

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Front Desk/Receptionist, Medical or Dental Office Reviews

What is it like working as a Front Desk/Receptionist, Medical or Dental Office?
Front Desk/Receptionist, Medical or Dental Office in Pittsfield:
"Fast Paced, Interesting And Rewarding."
Pros: Interacting with the patients all day.
Cons: My coworkers and sitting all day.
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Experience Affects Front Desk/Receptionist, Medical or Dental Office Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%
National Average
$25,000

Skills That Affect Front Desk/Receptionist, Medical or Dental Office Salaries

Data Entry
up arrow 6%
Customer Service
up arrow 2%
Scheduling
up arrow 1%
National Average
$25,000
Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 59 votes.
Gender
Female
99%
female alumni
 
Male
1%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 51% dental benefits Dental: 31%
vision benefits Vision: 24% employee benefits None: 44%
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