Entry-Level Medical or Dental Office Receptionists take home an average $12.67 per hour. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and more than two-fifths lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by just over two-fifths and dental coverage is claimed by more than a third. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$17,879 - $34,228
(Median)
$18K
$28K
$34K
MEDIAN: $27,779
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$9.90 - $15.65
(Median)
$9
$13
$16
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$17,879 - $34,228  
   
Bonus
$98.63 - $2,980  
Profit Sharing
$1,100  
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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$20,576 - $33,406  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.90 - $15.65  
   
Overtime
$14.72 - $27.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$98.63 - $2,980  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,100  
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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$20,576 - $33,406  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 272
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Skills That Affect Front Desk Receptionist, Medical or Dental Office Salaries

Billing
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Medical Coding
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 5%

Insurance
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National Average
$27,000

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Phone Support
up arrow 1%

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
medical benefits
Vision: 22%
dental benefits
None: 45%
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