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Office Manager, Dental Office Salary

Women account for the majority of Office Managers of Dental Offices in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $19.55 per hour. In the world of Office Managers of Dental Offices, overall income ranges from $30K near the bottom to $59K at the top; this can include more than $5K from bonuses and more than $6K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. More than a third enjoy medical while about one-half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to fewer than one in ten. Job satisfaction for Office Managers of Dental Offices is high.

$29,047 - $59,023
(Median)
$29K
$42K
$59K
MEDIAN: $42,079
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90%

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$14.46 - $26.63
(Median)
$14
$20
$27
MEDIAN: $19.00
10%
50%
90%

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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$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,047 - $59,023  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,969  
Profit Sharing
$1,016 - $6,020  
Commission
$1.00 - $11,000  
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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$30,412 - $59,221  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 412
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.46 - $26.63  
   
Overtime
$4.14 - $39.51  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,969  
   
Commission
$1.00 - $11,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,016 - $6,020  
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).
)
$30,412 - $59,221  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 940

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Job Description for Office Manager, Dental Office

  • Maintain inventory of medical supplies.
  • Oversee compliance with established recordkeeping guidelines.
  • Perform collections of outstanding bills.
  • Oversee insurance claims and billing.
  • Conduct patient service needs and resolve issues or complex problems as needed.

Common Career Paths for Office Manager, Dental Office


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For Office Managers of Dental Offices, progressing to a Practice Administrator role may result in a significant raise. On average, a Practice Administrator can earn $67K annually. The most common next step for an Office Manager of a Dental Office is to become a Dental Office Manager or a Practice Manager. The former position pays an additional $3K per year on average, and the latter position pays $11K more per year.

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Popular Skills for Office Manager, Dental Office


Survey results imply that Office Managers of Dental Offices deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Payroll Administration, Accounts Payable, Operations Management, and Customer Relationship Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 11 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Customer Service and Scheduling. It is often found that people who know Insurance are also skilled in Billing and Accounts Receivable.

Pay by Experience Level for Office Manager, Dental Office

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Office Managers of Dental Offices with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $38K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $41K on average. Office Managers of Dental Offices who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $43K. Office Managers of Dental Offices who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $49K.

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Experience Affects Office Manager, Dental Office Salaries



National Average
$42,000



Skills That Affect Office Manager, Dental Office Salaries

Payroll Administration
up arrow 11%




Office Management
up arrow 3%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 3%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 2%

Accounting
up arrow 2%

National Average
$42,000

Insurance
up arrow 2%

Billing
up arrow 2%

Collections
up arrow 2%

Customer Relations
up arrow 2%

Software Knowledge
up arrow 2%

Scheduling
up arrow 4%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 237 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 38% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 34%
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