Orthodontic Receptionist Salary

An Orthodontic Receptionist earns an average wage of $15.00 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$12.85 - $18.50
$14
MEDIAN: $14.00
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Job Description for Orthodontic Receptionist

An orthodontic receptionist works at an orthodontics office, generally at the front desk. They are often be the first employee to greet customers as they enter the office, checking in patients as they arrive. Other tasks performed by orthodontic receptionists include scheduling follow-up appointments, answering the phone, answering patient questions on issues such as appointments and pricing, and sending follow-up appointment reminders to patients. The receptionist may also have to work with insurance companies to gain authorization for procedures, as well as perform filing duties such as organizing patient records. It is important for the orthodontic receptionist to stay up to date with what their office offers to patients and significant updates in the field so that they are able to respond to patients’ questions and concerns.

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Orthodontic Receptionist Tasks

  • Schedule and confirm patient appointments, check-ups and physician referrals.
  • Answer telephones and direct calls to appropriate staff.
  • Receive insurance co-pay payments and post amounts paid to patient accounts.
  • Greet visitors, ascertain purpose of visit, and direct them to appropriate staff.
  • Interview patients to complete insurance and privacy forms.

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Key Stats for Orthodontic Receptionist

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
67%
10-19 years
11%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Orthodontic Receptionist Salaries

Experienced
▲26%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
67%
10-19 years
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 67%
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