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Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office Salary

The average rate for a Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office is $14.40 per hour.
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$19,371 - $42,523
(Median)
$19K
$31K
$43K
MEDIAN: $30,712
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$9.93 - $20.02
(Median)
$9
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$19,371 - $42,523  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,726  
Profit Sharing
$511 - $19,574  
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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$20,673 - $42,272  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 117
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.93 - $20.02  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $29.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,726  
   
Profit Sharing
$511 - $19,574  
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).
)
$20,673 - $42,272  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,318

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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

  • Schedule and confirm patient appointments, check-ups and physician referrals.
  • Answer telephones and direct calls to appropriate staff.
  • Greet visitors, ascertain purpose of visit, and direct them to appropriate staff.
  • Compile and record medical charts, reports, and correspondence.
  • Interview patients to complete insurance and privacy forms.

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Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office Reviews

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

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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Experience Affects Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office Salaries




National Average
$30,000


Skills That Affect Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office Salaries



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Scheduling
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Software Knowledge
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Customer Service
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Job Scheduling
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National Average
$30,000

Phone Support
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 162 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 33% dental benefits Dental: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 10% employee benefits None: 43%