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

The average Entry-Level Medical or Dental Office Receptionist can expect to rake in roughly $11.90 per hour. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Medical or Dental Office Receptionists is high. Some workers in this field — a little less than one-half — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by slightly less than one-half and dental plans are enjoyed by roughly one in three. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$18,500 - $40,170
(Median)
$18K
$29K
$40K
MEDIAN: $29,438
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$9.27 - $15.45
(Median)
$9
$12
$15
MEDIAN: $11.00
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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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$19,462 - $33,626  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.27 - $15.45  
   
Overtime
$12.37 - $22.94  
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 - $1,495  
   
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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$19,462 - $33,626  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 261
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Front Desk Receptionist, Medical or Dental Office Salaries

Medical Coding
up arrow 10%

Billing
up arrow 8%

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