The average rate for a Front Desk/Receptionist, Dental Office is C$21.38 per hour.

C$14.92 - C$25.04
C$15
C$21
C$25
MEDIAN: C$20.70
10%
50%
90%
Hourly Data C$0C$32
Hourly Rate C$14.92 - C$25.04
Overtime C$33.00
Annual Data C$0C$53K
Bonus C$500
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$30,908 - C$53,893
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 41

Job Description for Front Desk/Receptionist, Dental Office

A front desk receptionist at a dental office performs front desk-related tasks such as greeting customers, checking them in, and scheduling follow-up appointments. At the same time, the front desk receptionist also answers calls and emails from patients requesting information and appointments. They may have to perform clerical duties such as completing correspondence, data entry, and organizing files as well. Additionally, the receptionist obtains information from patients such as billing information, identification, and consent and patient information forms. They may also call insurance companies to verify insurance information, often before patient arrival. The front desk receptionist also performs transactions related to payments and co-payments involving cash and credit cards.

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Front Desk/Receptionist, Dental Office 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.

Front Desk/Receptionist, Dental Office Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Front Desk/Receptionist, Dental Office

Pay by Experience for a Front Desk/Receptionist, Dental Office has a positive trend. An entry-level Front Desk/Receptionist, Dental Office with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$34,000 based on 7 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Front Desk/Receptionist, Dental Office with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$41,000 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Front Desk/Receptionist, Dental Office which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$43,000 based on 6 salaries. A Front Desk/Receptionist, Dental Office with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$50,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Front Desk/Receptionist, Dental Office

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
28%

Experience Affects Front Desk/Receptionist, Dental Office Salaries

Late-Career
▲16%

National Average
C$43,000

Experienced
▼1%

Mid-Career
▼6%

Entry-Level
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 63%