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Orthodontic Treatment Coordinator Salary

Orthodontic Treatment Coordinators in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $18.62 per hour for pay. In the world of Orthodontic Treatment Coordinators, total cash compensation ranges from $29K on the lower end to $54K on the higher end; this includes bonuses that reach $4K and profit sharing that approaches $5K in rare cases, with some high rollers snagging commissions as high as $6K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Over a third report receiving medical coverage from their employers and just under one in five collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$26,170 - $48,815
(Median)
$26K
$37K
$49K
MEDIAN: $36,657
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$13.83 - $25.33
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$14
$19
$25
MEDIAN: $18.00
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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$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,170 - $48,815  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,523  
Profit Sharing
$197.74 - $4,700  
Commission
$394.53 - $5,960  
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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$28,921 - $53,719  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 76
National Hourly Rate 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$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.83 - $25.33  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $35.37  
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$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,523  
   
Commission
$394.53 - $5,960  
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).
)
$28,921 - $53,719  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 496

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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 indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Most notably, skills in Sales, Orthodontics, Marketing Communications, 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, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $35K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $41K. For Orthodontic Treatment Coordinators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $42K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $46K.

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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

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 93 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 36% dental benefits Dental: 19%
vision benefits Vision: 7% employee benefits None: 56%
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