Orthodontic Treatment Coordinator Salary

Women comprise the majority of Orthodontic Treatment Coordinators in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $18.69 per hour on average. Total cash earnings of Orthodontic Treatment Coordinators range from $29K on the low end to $54K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $4K and $5K, respectively. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Orthodontic Treatment Coordinators is high. More than a third enjoy medical while slightly less than one-fifth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to less than 10 percent. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$25,817 - $48,144
(Median)
$26K
$36K
$48K
MEDIAN: $36,254
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$13.93 - $25.36
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$19
$25
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$25,817 - $48,144  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,863  
Profit Sharing
$197.74 - $4,700  
Commission
$395.94 - $6,904  
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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$28,997 - $53,643  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 73
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.93 - $25.36  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $35.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,863  
   
Commission
$395.94 - $6,904  
Profit Sharing
$197.74 - $4,700  
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).
)
$28,997 - $53,643  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 500
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Job Description for Orthodontic Treatment Coordinator

Orthodontic treatment coordinators work in dentistry and orthodontics offices, and their primary role is communicating with patients about available treatment plans, including the benefits and risks of each. This requires thorough knowledge of orthodontic procedures and the ability to make accurate financial estimates. The coordinator's goal is to generate high procedure acceptance rates from patients, while strictly adhering to company policies and procedures. This job does not include actual diagnosis of patients, but rather education and advice given as a follow-up to the orthodontist's diagnosis. Other day-to-day duties performed by the orthodontic treatment coordinator include following up with patients on payment plans and insurance coverage, ensuring that money is received in a timely manner.

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Orthodontic Treatment Coordinator Tasks

  • Answer orthodontic related phone calls and questions.
  • Coordinate orthodontic services with other dental and medical services.
  • Provide patients with proposed treatment plans and cost estimates.
  • Schedule new appointments and maintain treatment schedule.

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Popular Skills for Orthodontic Treatment Coordinator


Orthodontic Treatment Coordinators only report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Sales, Orthodontics, Customer Service, and Marketing Communications are correlated to pay that is above average. Those proficient in Customer Service are, more often than not, also skilled in Sales.

Pay by Experience Level for Orthodontic Treatment Coordinator

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


Orthodontic Treatment Coordinators do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. The average beginner in this position makes around $35K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $41K. Orthodontic Treatment Coordinators bring in $42K after working for 10 to 20 years. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Orthodontic Treatment Coordinators with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $46K.

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Experience Affects Orthodontic Treatment Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$39,000


Skills That Affect Orthodontic Treatment Coordinator Salaries

Orthodontics
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Sales
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Marketing Communications
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National Average
$39,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 91 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 36% dental benefits Dental: 18%
vision benefits Vision: 7% employee benefits None: 56%
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