Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office is $14.18 per hour.
Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office Total Pay (?
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$19,595 - $42,746
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MEDIAN: $30,500
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Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office Total Pay (?
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$9.89 - $19.98
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$19,595 - $42,746  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,784  
Profit Sharing
$506 - $18,000  
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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$20,629 - $42,156  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,573
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.89 - $19.98  
   
Overtime
$1.38 - $29.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,784  
   
Profit Sharing
$506 - $18,000  
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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$20,629 - $42,156  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,573
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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

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$30,000

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Scheduling
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$30,000
Phone Support
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 161 votes.
Gender
Female
98%
female alumni
 
Male
2%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 33% dental benefits Dental: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 10% employee benefits None: 43%
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