Treatment Coordinator, Dental Salary

The larger portion of Treatment Coordinator, Dentals in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $17.50 per hour. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Treatment Coordinator, Dentals. Just over two-fifths enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and one-seventh get vision benefits. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$29,982 - $49,226
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$30K
$40K
$49K
MEDIAN: $40,009
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$13.18 - $23.69
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$13
$18
$24
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,982 - $49,226  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,135  
Profit Sharing
$650  
Commission
$5,000  
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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$28,067 - $51,372  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 83
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.18 - $23.69  
   
Overtime
$12.50 - $37.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,135  
   
Commission
$5,000  
Profit Sharing
$650  
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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$28,067 - $51,372  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 530
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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 some Treatment Coordinator, Dentals become Dental Office Manager, this progression is not the norm. However, the latter position does pay a little more at $45K. It is more probable, however, that Treatment Coordinator, Dentals become Treatment Coordinators or Office Managers of Dental Offices.

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Popular Skills for Treatment Coordinator, Dental


Treatment Coordinator, Dentals report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Sales, Insurance, Scheduling, and Billing are correlated to pay that is above average. For most people, competency in Insurance indicates knowledge of Sales.

Pay by Experience Level for Treatment Coordinator, Dental

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $33K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $38K. For Treatment Coordinator, Dentals, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $41K. Treatment Coordinator, Dentals who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $45K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,725

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

San Jose is home to an above-average pay rate for Treatment Coordinator, Dentals, 43 percent higher than the national average. Treatment Coordinator, Dentals can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Indianapolis (+25 percent), Philadelphia (+13 percent), San Diego (+9 percent), and Las Vegas (+1 percent). With compensation 14 percent below the national average, Riverside is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Below-median salaries also turn up in Houston and Los Angeles (10 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Treatment Coordinator, Dental Salaries




National Average
$38,000


Skills That Affect Treatment Coordinator, Dental Salaries

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$38,000

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 88 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 42%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
medical benefits
Vision: 15%
dental benefits
None: 36%
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