Orthodontic Treatment Coordinator Salary

Most Orthodontic Treatment Coordinators in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $18.66 per hour. Geographic location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to just under one in three, and close to a seventh earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Orthodontic Treatment Coordinators is high. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$26,005 - $56,083
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$56K
MEDIAN: $39,614
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$14.68 - $25.19
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$26,005 - $56,083  
   
Bonus
$299.00 - $4,805  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
Commission
$6,000  
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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$30,366 - $53,931  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 45
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.68 - $25.19  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.63  
Overtime
$14.68 - $35.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$299.00 - $4,805  
   
Commission
$6,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
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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$30,366 - $53,931  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 339

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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

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

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Popular Skills for Orthodontic Treatment Coordinator


Survey results show that Orthodontic Treatment Coordinators typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, skills in Orthodontics, Marketing Communications, Sales, and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Those familiar with Customer Service also tend to know Sales.

Pay by Experience Level for Orthodontic Treatment Coordinator

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


For Orthodontic Treatment Coordinators, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $36K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $40K. For Orthodontic Treatment Coordinators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $44K. Orthodontic Treatment Coordinators who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $47K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $39,682

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Orthodontic Treatment Coordinators, busy Seattle offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 36 percent above the national average. Orthodontic Treatment Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+16 percent), Los Angeles (+13 percent), Phoenix (+5 percent), and Cincinnati (+3 percent). San Antonio is the lowest-paying area, 18 percent south of the national average. Workers in Pittsburgh and Portland earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (14 percent less and 6 percent less, respectively).

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Key Stats for Orthodontic Treatment Coordinator

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Orthodontic Treatment Coordinator Salaries

▲19%

▲12%

▲1%

National Average
$40,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Orthodontic Treatment Coordinator Salaries

▲2%


▲1%

Customer Service
▼0%

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
▼0%

National Average
$40,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 31%
dental benefits
Dental: 15%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
dental benefits
None: 64%
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