Treatment Coordinator, Dental Salary

Treatment Coordinator, Dentals in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $17.45 per hour for pay. Location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. More than two-fifths receive medical and dental insurance and around one in seven get vision plans. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$28,957 - $54,399
(Median)
$29K
$39K
$54K
MEDIAN: $39,283
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$13.21 - $23.33
(Median)
$13
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$28,957 - $54,399  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,663  
Commission
$3,302 - $5,139  
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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$27,927 - $51,372  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 70
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.21 - $23.33  
   
Overtime
$13.50 - $37.01  
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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,663  
   
Commission
$3,302 - $5,139  
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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$27,927 - $51,372  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 442
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Job Description for Treatment Coordinator, Dental

Dental treatment coordinators explain treatment options to patients and help determine these clients' best option. They use everyday language to explain why treatment is necessary and what specific options would entail. Once a treatment is chose by the patient, dental treatment coordinators lay out potential payment plans and explain the next steps in treatment. Dental coordinators also help determine ways to improve office efficiency and workflow, presenting these ideas to supervisors and helping to carry them out. Day-to-day responsibilities as a dental treatment coordinator include outlining dental options for clients, interacting regularly with the dentist, providing payment plans for patients, and answering phone calls or emails from patients that have any questions about treatments. Dental treatment coordinators typically work full in a dental office.

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Treatment Coordinator, Dental Tasks

  • Educate patient on individual treatment plan for given diagnosis.
  • Discuss payment plans, pre-estimates and patient follow-up.
  • Conduct dental patient relations.
  • Implement financial policies.

Common Career Paths for Treatment Coordinator, Dental


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Although it's unusual, some Treatment Coordinator, Dentals transition into jobs as Dental Office Managers. The latter group reports earning a slightly lower median of $45K per year, though. However, it's more common for Treatment Coordinator, Dentals to move into roles as Treatment Coordinators or Office Manager, Dental Offices.

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Popular Skills for Treatment Coordinator, Dental


Survey takers who work as Treatment Coordinator, Dentals usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Sales, Insurance, Scheduling, and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people familiar with Insurance also know Sales.

Pay by Experience Level for Treatment Coordinator, Dental

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $34K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $38K. Treatment Coordinator, Dentals with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $41K. Treatment Coordinator, Dentals who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $43K.

Pay Difference by Location


San Jose offers some of the highest pay in the country for Treatment Coordinator, Dentals, 44 percent above the national average. Treatment Coordinator, Dentals will also find cushy salaries in Philadelphia (+14 percent), Atlanta (+7 percent), San Diego (+6 percent), and Las Vegas (+3 percent). The lowest-paying market is Riverside, which sits 13 percent below the national average. Workers in Houston and Denver earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (9 percent less and 3 percent less, respectively).

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Experience Affects Treatment Coordinator, Dental Salaries




National Average
$37,000


Skills That Affect Treatment Coordinator, Dental Salaries

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National Average
$37,000

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 84 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 44% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 15% employee benefits None: 35%
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