A Mid-Career Dental Receptionist earns an average wage of C$20.27 per hour.

C$26,400 - C$55,000
C$26K
C$36K
C$55K
MEDIAN: C$36,309
10%
50%
90%
C$16.47 - C$25.38
C$16
C$21
C$25
MEDIAN: C$20.59
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$55K
Salary C$26,400 - C$55,000
Bonus C$103 - C$3,551
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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C$34,085 - C$53,082
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 14
Hourly Data C$0C$34
Hourly Rate C$16.47 - C$25.38
Hourly Tips C$2.14
Overtime C$31.84
Annual Data C$0C$53K
Bonus C$103 - C$3,551
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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C$34,085 - C$53,082
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 390

Job Description for Dental Receptionist

A dental receptionist conducts a number of tasks within a dental office and typically serves as the "first face" that clients see when they enter the office. They take greet new patients and file their insurance information into the office's computer system; they must process insurance information and communicated with insurers and patients. They also handle billing procedures, including sending itemized bills to patients.

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Dental Receptionist Tasks

  • Greet visitors, ascertain purpose of visit, and direct them to appropriate staff.
  • Interview patients to complete insurance and privacy forms.
  • Receive insurance co-pay payments and post amounts paid to patient accounts.
  • Schedule and confirm patient appointments, check-ups and physician referrals.
  • Answer telephones and direct calls to appropriate staff.

Dental Receptionist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$42,728

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

Key Stats for Dental Receptionist

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 55 votes.
5-9 years
78%
10-19 years
22%

Skills That Affect Dental Receptionist Salaries


National Average
C$43,000

Customer Service
▼2%

Scheduling
▼2%

Insurance
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 15%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 56%