Dental Office Coordinator Salary

Dental Office Coordinators in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $16.99 per hour. Over a third enjoy medical while just over two-fifths get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to nearly one-eighth. Work is enjoyable for Dental Office Coordinators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$24,161 - $45,615
$24K
$31K
$46K
MEDIAN: $31,453
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$12.30 - $23.17
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$0$48K
Salary $24,161 - $45,615
Bonus $1,000
Profit Sharing $2,700
Total Pay (?
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$25,577 - $48,599
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $12.30 - $23.17
Overtime $31.49
Annual Data $0$48K
Bonus $1,000
Profit Sharing $2,700
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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$25,577 - $48,599
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 76

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Job Description for Dental Office Coordinator

A dental office coordinator typically works in the front office area of a dentist's office or clinic. They manage many of the office's needs and functions, with dentists and dental assistants or nurses handling the actual dental care. The coordinator helps the office stay on schedule, schedules new appointments, enters patient data for billing purposes, and generally keeps the office stocked with necessary supplies. Additionally, the coordinator typically oversees any storage and filing of paper records and ensures the office is clean and welcoming for arriving patients.

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Dental Office Coordinator Tasks

  • Assist in hiring, training and reviewing performance of staff.
  • Monitor and prioritize workflow of office staff.
  • Examine or analyze accounting records and insurance statements to assess accuracy and completeness.
  • Maintain insurance policies and claims.

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Popular Skills for Dental Office Coordinator


Dental Office Coordinators report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Customer Service, Scheduling, Insurance, and Billing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Receivable. Those educated in Insurance tend to be well versed in Accounts Receivable.

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Office Coordinator

Pay by Experience for a Dental Office Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Dental Office Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 45 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dental Office Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Dental Office Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 33 salaries. A Dental Office Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 15 salaries.

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Key Stats for Dental Office Coordinator

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Dental Office Coordinator Salaries

▲21%

▲15%

▲14%

National Average
$35,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Dental Office Coordinator Salaries

Customer Service
▲11%

▲1%

National Average
$35,000

Insurance
▼1%

▼2%

Accounts Receivable
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 34%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 43%
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