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

Entry-Level Medical or Dental Office Receptionists take home approximately $11.89 per hour on average. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — a little less than half lack coverage. On the flip side, a little less than one-half have medical insurance and more than a third receive dental plans. Most Entry-Level Medical or Dental Office Receptionists report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$19,392 - $38,126
(Median)
$19K
$29K
$38K
MEDIAN: $29,111
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$9.18 - $15.36
(Median)
$9
$12
$15
MEDIAN: $11.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$19,392 - $38,126  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,487  
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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$19,288 - $33,379  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.18 - $15.36  
   
Overtime
$12.27 - $22.84  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,487  
   
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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$19,288 - $33,379  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 262

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Front Desk Receptionist, Medical or Dental Office Salaries

Billing
up arrow 7%

Medical Coding
up arrow 4%

Insurance
up arrow 2%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 2%

Phone Support
0%

National Average
$25,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 47% dental benefits Dental: 36%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 46%
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