Treatment Coordinator, Dental Salary

Women account for the majority of Treatment Coordinator, Dentals in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $17.50 per hour. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Just over two-fifths receive medical and dental insurance and around one in seven get vision insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$29,982 - $49,226
(Median)
$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 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. A more likely transition for Treatment Coordinator, Dentals is Treatment Coordinator or Office Manager, Dental Office.

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Popular Skills for Treatment Coordinator, Dental


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Sales, Insurance, Scheduling, and Billing are correlated to pay that is above average. Those proficient in Insurance are, more often than not, also skilled in Sales.

Pay by Experience Level for Treatment Coordinator, Dental

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


For Treatment Coordinator, Dentals, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $33K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger 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 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 $45K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,725

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

San Jose offers some of the highest pay in the country for Treatment Coordinator, Dentals, 43 percent above 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). Falling short of the national average by 14 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Riverside. 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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