The average pay for an Entry-Level Dental Receptionist is C$16.82 per hour.

C$21,964 - C$47,813
C$22K
C$33K
C$48K
MEDIAN: C$33,373
10%
50%
90%
C$13.44 - C$22.15
C$13
C$17
C$22
MEDIAN: C$17.19
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$47K
Salary C$21,964 - C$47,813
Bonus C$148 - C$2,009
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$27,820 - C$46,641
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 30
Hourly Data C$0C$33
Hourly Rate C$13.44 - C$22.15
Hourly Tips C$0.69
Overtime C$12.60 - C$33.86
Annual Data C$0C$46K
Bonus C$148 - C$2,009
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$27,820 - C$46,641
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 708

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$35,772

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

Dental Receptionist Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Dental Receptionist in Victoria:
"Love my job."
The job gets easier with time. I love people so being at the front gives me the ability to meet and greet people. My biggest peeve is dealing with dental insurance companies.

Dental Receptionist in Toronto:
"Customer Service Training."
Train to be pleasant with people that are nervous. Compassionate and understanding. Understand basic ledgers, accounts receivable, computer software.

Key Stats for Dental Receptionist

Gender

Female
100 %
Male
0 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 81 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
14%

Skills That Affect Dental Receptionist Salaries


▲1%

National Average
C$36,000


▼1%

Office Administration
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 81 votes.

Gender

Female
100 %
Male
0 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 23%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 45%