The average pay for a Receptionist, Dental Office is $14.99 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Billing and Collections.
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$19,446 - $51,249
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$25K
$51K
MEDIAN: $24,630
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$10.61 - $19.99
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MEDIAN: $14.99
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$19,446 - $51,249  
   
Bonus
$484.79 - $2,068  
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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$21,367 - $43,261  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.61 - $19.99  
   
Overtime
$17.16 - $36.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$484.79 - $2,068  
   
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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$21,367 - $43,261  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 154

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Job Description for Receptionist, Dental Office

A dental office receptionist works at the front desk of a dental office and greets customers as they enter the facility. Strong people skills and friendliness are essential, as he/she is the first person the customer sees upon entering. The receptionist will schedule patient appointments, check-in patients for their appointments, and provide waiting times, if necessary.

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Receptionist, Dental Office Tasks

  • Greet visitors, ascertain purpose of visit, and direct them to appropriate staff.
  • Interview patients to complete insurance and privacy forms.
  • Receive insurance co-pay payments and post amounts paid to patient accounts.
  • Schedule and confirm patient appointments, check-ups and physician referrals.
  • Answer telephones and direct calls to appropriate staff.

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Pay by Experience Level for Receptionist, Dental Office

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Key Stats for Receptionist, Dental Office

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
037
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Receptionist, Dental Office Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Receptionist, Dental Office Salaries

Billing
up arrow 34%

Collections
up arrow 11%

Scheduling
up arrow 7%



National Average
$31,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 35%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
dental benefits
None: 43%
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