Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office Salary

A Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office earns an average wage of $15.05 per hour. A skill in Accounts Receivable is associated with high pay for this job.
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$20,728 - $58,290
$21K
$33K
$58K
MEDIAN: $33,195
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$11.24 - $20.61
$11
$15
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MEDIAN: $15.23
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$0$58K
Salary $20,728 - $58,290
Bonus $198.88 - $3,500
Profit Sharing $1,850
Commission $0.00
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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$23,661 - $44,159
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 45
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $11.24 - $20.61
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $14.55 - $30.88
Annual Data $0$44K
Bonus $198.88 - $3,500
Commission $0.00
Profit Sharing $1,850
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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$23,661 - $44,159
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 783

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Job Description for Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office

The dental office front desk receptionist is the first person that clients see when they visit or call the dental office. The receptionist does vital work with scheduling, records handling and entry, correspondence, verifying insurance eligibility, and facilitating records requests.

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Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office Tasks

  • Compile and record medical charts, reports, and correspondence.
  • Interview patients to complete insurance and privacy forms.
  • Receive insurance co-pay payments and post amounts paid to patient accounts.
  • Schedule and confirm patient appointments, check-ups and physician referrals.
  • Answer telephones and direct calls to appropriate staff.

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Pay by Experience Level for Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office

Pay by Experience for a Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office has a positive trend. An entry-level Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 439 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 191 salaries. An experienced Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 192 salaries. A Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 126 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,990

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Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office?

Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office in Glendora:
"Enjoying the new patients and talking with insurance."
Pros: The area the people the hours, commute, m.
Cons: Not enough pay.

Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office in Newark:
"Underpaid and under-appreciated."
Pros: Working with certain patients and certain other employees.
Cons: Other employees pass off their work; when mistakes are discovered, everyone tries to pass blame; employees spend far too much time on their personal phones& take many small breaks throughout day; the Dr's do nothing to ensure workers are actually doing their jobs& pay does not commensurate with performance.

Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office in Denton:
"Very busy and good human contact."
Pros: Meeting people, learning the profession.
Cons: Low pay and few hours.

Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office in Lake Forest:
Pros: I feel satisfied being able to translate for spanish-speaking patients.
Cons: I don't like that I get payed very low and the work load is a lot.

Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office in San Diego:
"Coprate culture, part time, neat house."
Pros: It is qu te office, patient good attemp. Compterble relaxing. Your own place.
Cons: Some time broring , not thing to do, not teach the new skill.

Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office in Westfield:
"Good."
Pros: Very interesting to learn about the types of orthodontic problems.
Cons: We need to know what everyone does and no one has a set job position.

Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office in Bluffton:
"Dental Receptionist."
Pros: I love interacting with people; figuring out conflicts and problems make my job worthwhile. Also, fixing people's smiles and getting them out of pain is always rewarding.
Cons: I hate sitting down all the time. And oftentimes there is a lull in work to be done.

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Key Stats for Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 111 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office Salaries

▲21%

▲13%

▲7%

National Average
$32,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office Salaries



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National Average
$32,000

Phone Support
▼1%

Customer Service
▼2%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 111 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 34%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 46%
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