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

Earnings for Entry-Level Medical or Dental Office Receptionists come in at around $11.79 per hour on average. Although slightly less than half lack health benefits of any kind, just under one-half do enjoy medical insurance, and over a third get dental coverage, too. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Medical or Dental Office Receptionists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$19,392 - $37,788
(Median)
$19K
$29K
$38K
MEDIAN: $28,697
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$9.09 - $15.30
(Median)
$9
$12
$15
MEDIAN: $11.00
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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 - $37,788  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,482  
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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$19,071 - $33,257  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.09 - $15.30  
   
Overtime
$12.36 - $23.13  
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 - $1,482  
   
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).
)
$19,071 - $33,257  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 269

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

Billing
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Medical Coding
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Insurance
up arrow 1%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 1%

Phone Support
0%

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 33 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Common Health Benefits

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