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

An average Entry-Level Medical or Dental Office Receptionist can expect to take home roughly $12.06 per hour. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, nearly two in five are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a little over a half and dental insurance is reported by roughly two-fifths. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Entry-Level Medical or Dental Office Receptionists — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$19,727 - $37,506
(Median)
$20K
$29K
$38K
MEDIAN: $28,975
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$9.56 - $15.44
(Median)
$9
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$19,727 - $37,506  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,212  
Profit Sharing
$2,100  
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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$20,061 - $33,991  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.56 - $15.44  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.28  
Overtime
$13.58 - $24.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,212  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,100  
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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$20,061 - $33,991  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 281
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Skills That Affect Front Desk Receptionist, Medical or Dental Office Salaries

Billing
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Medical Coding
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Insurance
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Phone Support
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National Average
$25,000

Customer Service
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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
medical benefits
Vision: 29%
dental benefits
None: 40%
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