Receptionist, Dental Office Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Receptionist, Dental Office is $13.19 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Insurance and Collections. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Receptionist, Dental Office Salary (?
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$14,093 - $42,906
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MEDIAN: $30,400
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Receptionist, Dental Office Salary (?
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$9.74 - $19.17
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$14,093 - $42,906  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $970  
Profit Sharing
$850 - $3,200  
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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$20,239 - $40,873  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.74 - $19.17  
   
Overtime
$5.50 - $30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $970  
   
Profit Sharing
$850 - $3,200  
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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$20,239 - $40,873  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 198
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Job Description for Receptionist, Dental Office

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Receptionist, Dental Office

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

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Experience Affects Receptionist, Dental Office Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%
Experienced
up arrow 21%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
National Average
$28,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Receptionist, Dental Office Salaries

Insurance
up arrow 28%
Collections
up arrow 23%
Customer Service
up arrow 3%
Scheduling
up arrow 1%
National Average
$28,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
97%
female alumni
 
Male
3%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 35% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 12% employee benefits None: 45%
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