The average pay for a Front Desk Receptionist, Medical or Dental Office is $12.36 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Billing is associated with high pay for this job.
Front Desk Receptionist, Medical or Dental Office Total Pay (?
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$17,830 - $39,013
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MEDIAN: $27,946
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Front Desk Receptionist, Medical or Dental Office Total Pay (?
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$9.46 - $16.67
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$17,830 - $39,013  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,259  
Profit Sharing
$198.66 - $5,034  
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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$19,794 - $36,265  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 903
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.46 - $16.67  
   
Overtime
$12.87 - $23.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,259  
   
Profit Sharing
$198.66 - $5,034  
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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$19,794 - $36,265  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 903
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Job Description for Front Desk Receptionist, Medical or Dental Office
  • 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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$26,000

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 60 votes.
Gender
Female
98%
female alumni
 
Male
2%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 45% dental benefits Dental: 36%
vision benefits Vision: 19% employee benefits None: 43%
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