Entry-Level Medical or Dental Office Receptionists pull down an average of $12.80 per hour. While just under a half report receiving no health benefits, a little less than one-half do receive medical coverage, and about two-fifths have dental, as well. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$18,365 - $39,638
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MEDIAN: $29,218
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$9.93 - $15.86
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$18,365 - $39,638  
   
Bonus
$800  
Profit Sharing
$1,100  
Total Pay (?
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$20,695 - $33,975  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.93 - $15.86  
   
Overtime
$14.77 - $28.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$800  
   
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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$20,695 - $33,975  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 287

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Key Stats for Front Desk Receptionist, Medical or Dental Office

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
071
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
16%
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Skills That Affect Front Desk Receptionist, Medical or Dental Office Salaries

Billing
up arrow 7%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 7%

Medical Coding
up arrow 6%

Insurance
up arrow 4%

Customer Service
0%

National Average
$27,000

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Phone Support
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
dental benefits
None: 46%
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