Orthodontic Treatment Coordinator Salary (United States)

Orthodontic Treatment Coordinators in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $18.51 per hour. Pay begins at $13.77 per hour on the low end and climbs to $24.99 near the top. Overall incomes of Orthodontic Treatment Coordinators—including $3,010 bonuses, $3,091 profit sharing proceeds, and $3,973 commissions on the more lucrative end—ranges between $28,516 and $50,831. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. The vast majority of folks in this line of work enjoy health insurance benefits; around one third receive both medical and dental insurance and less than 10 get vision plans. For the most part, Orthodontic Treatment Coordinators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Orthodontic Treatment Coordinator Salary (?
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$28,516 - $50,831
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MEDIAN: $36,898
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Orthodontic Treatment Coordinator Salary (?
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$13.77 - $24.99
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,516 - $50,831  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,010  
Profit Sharing
$196.90 - $3,091  
Commission
$394.53 - $3,973  
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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$29,109 - $53,113  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 85
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.77 - $24.99  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $34.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,010  
   
Commission
$394.53 - $3,973  
Profit Sharing
$196.90 - $3,091  
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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$29,109 - $53,113  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 502
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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 who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Sales, Orthodontics, Marketing Communications, and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 5 percent, 4 percent, 4 percent, and 4 percent, respectively. It is often found that people who know Customer Service are 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.
Across the entire workforce, experience and pay tend to be weakly linked—those with more experience do not necessarily bring in much higher salaries. At career start, salaries are typically $34K, which grows to $41K after five to 10 years. After 10 to 20 years, salary hovers around $42K. After spending 20 years in the field, salary continues to increase (though at a slower pace) for Orthodontic Treatment Coordinators and pay is expected at $45K. Orthodontic Treatment Coordinators with one to 10 years in the field are most commonly found while those with 10 to 20 years of experience are harder to spot. The rarest group is the one with the most experience to boot—more than 20 years.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$39,000
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Surpassing the national average by 16 percent, Orthodontic Treatment Coordinators in Atlanta receive some of the highest pay in the country. Orthodontic Treatment Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Phoenix (+7 percent) and Vancouver (+2 percent). Trailing the national average by 15 percent, San Diego is the market with the smallest paychecks.

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Experience Affects Orthodontic Treatment Coordinator Salaries

National Average
$39,000

Skills That Affect Orthodontic Treatment Coordinator Salaries

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National Average
$39,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 88 votes.

Gender

Female
99%
female alumni
 
Male
1%
male alumni

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 35% dental benefits Dental: 20%
vision benefits Vision: 7% employee benefits None: 56%
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