Orthodontic Treatment Coordinator Salary

The larger portion of Orthodontic Treatment Coordinators in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $18.70 per hour. Total cash compensation to Orthodontic Treatment Coordinators approaches anywhere from $29K on the lower end to $54K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $3K from bonuses and upwards of $6K from profit sharing. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Work is enjoyable for Orthodontic Treatment Coordinators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to about two in five, and just under a fifth earn dental coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$25,719 - $49,914
(Median)
$26K
$37K
$50K
MEDIAN: $37,226
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$13.97 - $25.25
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$25,719 - $49,914  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,496  
Profit Sharing
$196.27 - $6,312  
Commission
$3,800  
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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$28,966 - $53,523  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 74
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.97 - $25.25  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.63  
Overtime
$0.00 - $34.88  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,496  
   
Commission
$3,800  
Profit Sharing
$196.27 - $6,312  
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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$28,966 - $53,523  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 528
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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


Survey results show that Orthodontic Treatment Coordinators typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, skills in Sales, Orthodontics, Marketing Communications, and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 4 percent. Most people skilled in Customer Service are similarly competent 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 with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $35K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $41K. Orthodontic Treatment Coordinators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $43K. 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 $47K.

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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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National Average
$39,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 92 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 39%
dental benefits
Dental: 19%
medical benefits
Vision: 9%
dental benefits
None: 54%
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