Front Desk/Receptionist, Medical or Dental Office Salary (Canada)

A Front Desk/Receptionist, Medical or Dental Office earns an average wage of C$16.75 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. This job's pay does not change very much with experience.

C$11.75 - C$29.36
C$12
C$17
C$29
MEDIAN: C$16.75
10%
50%
90%
Hourly Data C$0C$29
Hourly Rate C$11.75 - C$29.36
Overtime C$16.75
Annual Data C$0C$60K
Bonus C$900
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$23,947 - C$60,125
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

Job Description for Front Desk/Receptionist, Medical or Dental Office

A front desk receptionist at a medical or 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 operate a telephone switchboard to route calls to the appropriate department, as well as perform clerical duties such as completing correspondence, data entry, and organizing files. 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, Medical or Dental Office Tasks

  • Compile and record medical charts, reports, and correspondence.
  • Prepare agendas and make arrangements for committee, board, and other meetings.
  • Provide administrative support, such as budget preparation, record keeping and reporting.
  • Receive and route messages and documents to appropriate staff.
  • Answer telephones and direct calls to appropriate staff.

Front Desk/Receptionist, Medical or Dental Office Job Listings

Key Stats for Front Desk/Receptionist, Medical or Dental Office

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Front Desk/Receptionist, Medical or Dental Office Salaries

National Average
C$36,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Experienced
▼11%

Mid-Career
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 18%