Treatment Coordinator, Dental Salary

Most Treatment Coordinator, Dentals in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $17.42 per hour. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. In this profession, just over two-fifths enjoy medical and dental coverage, and roughly one in seven have vision insurance, as well. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Treatment Coordinator, Dentals. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$28,991 - $54,275

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$13.19 - $23.26

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$28,991 - $54,275  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,677  
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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$27,864 - $51,260  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 71
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.19 - $23.26  
   
Overtime
$13.50 - $37.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,677  
   
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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$27,864 - $51,260  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 450
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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, Treatment Coordinator, Dentals typically graduate to Treatment Coordinators or Office Managers of Dental Offices.

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Popular Skills for Treatment Coordinator, Dental


Treatment Coordinator, Dentals report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Sales, Insurance, Scheduling, and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people who know 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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Treatment Coordinator, Dentals — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $34K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $38K. For Treatment Coordinator, Dentals, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $41K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $43K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location


For Treatment Coordinator, Dentals, working in the bustling city of San Jose has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Treatment Coordinator, Dentals can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Philadelphia (+14 percent), Atlanta (+8 percent), San Diego (+6 percent), and Las Vegas (+4 percent). Riverside is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 13 percent. Employers pay around 10 percent less in Houston and 5 percent less in Los Angeles, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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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 85 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
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: 36%
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