Entry-Level Front Desk Receptionist, Medical or Dental Office Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Medical or Dental Office Receptionists sits in the ballpark of $11.90 per hour. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. While a little less than half report receiving no health benefits, just under a half do receive medical coverage, and one in three have dental, as well. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$18,500 - $40,170
(Median)
$18K
$29K
$40K
MEDIAN: $29,438
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90%

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$9.27 - $15.46
(Median)
$9
$12
$15
MEDIAN: $11.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$18,500 - $40,170  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,495  
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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$19,475 - $33,641  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.27 - $15.46  
   
Overtime
$12.37 - $22.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,495  
   
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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$19,475 - $33,641  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 260
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Front Desk Receptionist, Medical or Dental Office Salaries

Medical Coding
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Billing
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Insurance
up arrow 3%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 2%

Phone Support
0%

National Average
$25,000

Customer Service
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 46% dental benefits Dental: 34%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 47%
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