The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Dental Receptionist with Accounts Receivable skills in Canada is C$16.64.
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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. Dental receptionists also schedule appointments, finding an available d…Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for Dental Receptionist
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Billing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Medical Terminology, Insurance, Scheduling and Customer Service.
Pay by Experience Level for Dental Receptionist
An early career Dental Receptionist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$18.70 based on 134 salaries. A mid-career Dental Receptionist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$21.39 based on 124 salaries. An experienced Dental Receptionist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$22.74 based on 108 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$24.
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