Treatment Coordinator, Dental Salary

Treatment Coordinator, Dentals in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $17.44 per hour. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Treatment Coordinator, Dentals. In this profession, just over two-fifths enjoy medical and dental coverage, and nearly one-seventh have vision insurance, as well. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$28,508 - $52,824
(Median)
$29K
$39K
$53K
MEDIAN: $39,203
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$13.15 - $23.36
(Median)
$13
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,508 - $52,824  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,620  
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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$27,768 - $51,298  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 71
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.15 - $23.36  
   
Overtime
$12.87 - $37.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,620  
   
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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$27,768 - $51,298  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 447
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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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It doesn't happen often, but some Treatment Coordinator, Dentals do move on to become Dental Office Managers. The average pay for that role is slightly higher at $45K per year. 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 typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, skills in Sales, Insurance, Scheduling, and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people skilled in Insurance are similarly competent in 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. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $34K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median 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 with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $43K.

Pay Difference by Location


For those looking to make money, Treatment Coordinator, Dentals in San Jose enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 44 percent above the national average. Treatment Coordinator, Dentals can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Philadelphia (+14 percent), Atlanta (+9 percent), San Diego (+6 percent), and Las Vegas (+4 percent). The lowest-paying market is Riverside, which sits 13 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Houston and Denver (9 percent lower and 3 percent lower, 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
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 45% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 15% employee benefits None: 35%
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