The average pay for a Receptionist, Dental Office is $12.74 per hour. A skill in Insurance is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Receptionist, Dental Office Total Pay (?
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$14,150 - $42,000
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42K
MEDIAN: $31,442
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Receptionist, Dental Office Total Pay (?
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$9.71 - $18.97
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$14,150 - $42,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,019  
Profit Sharing
$98.63 - $3,973  
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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$20,122 - $40,993  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 245
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.71 - $18.97  
   
Overtime
$8.26 - $28.71  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,019  
   
Profit Sharing
$98.63 - $3,973  
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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$20,122 - $40,993  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 245
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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.
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 30%
Experienced
up arrow 25%
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$27,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Receptionist, Dental Office Salaries

Insurance
up arrow 31%
Scheduling
up arrow 5%
National Average
$27,000
Customer Service
up arrow 7%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 17 votes.
Gender
Female
98%
female alumni
 
Male
2%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 34% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 44%
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