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Average Dental Office Manager Hourly Pay

$22.65
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,441
Bonus
$3,200
Commission
$1,509
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Dental Office Manager is $22.65.
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$16.85
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$22.65
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$29.81
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Hourly Rate
$17 - $30
Bonus
$252 - $6,033
Profit Sharing
$1 - $4,480
Commission
$2,100 - $6,500
Total Pay
$36,216 - $66,009
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What Do Dental Office Managers Do?

Dental Office Manager Tasks
  • Oversee patient services, including appointment scheduling, reception, billing, and recordkeeping.
  • Hire, train, and supervise office and custodial staff.
  • Maintain dental facilities and equipment, and restock supplies.
  • Track dental office expenses, prepare financial documents like tax returns, and manage employee payroll.
  • Coordinate office activates to promote efficiency and improve patient service.

Job Satisfaction for Dental Office Manager

4.1 out of 5
(851)
Highly Satisfied
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Popular Employer Salaries for Dental Office Manager

The top respondents for the job title Dental Office Manager are from the companies Dental Group Ltd, DDS Inc. and Family Dental. Reported salaries are highest at Gentle Dental where the average pay is $24.57. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include My Dentist Complete Care Dentistry and Aspen Dental, earning around $24.57 and $24.40, respectively. Family Dental pays the lowest at around $19.49. Dental Group Ltd and DDS Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $21.00 and $21.94, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Dental Office Managers?

Skills in Office Management and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Scheduling, Billing and Insurance.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Dental Office Managers?

An entry-level Dental Office Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $18.08 based on 60 salaries. An early career Dental Office Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.73 based on 663 salaries. A mid-career Dental Office Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.36 based on 844 salaries. An experienced Dental Office Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.49 based on 1,534 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
Employees with Dental Office Manager in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 20.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (13.9% more) and Denver, Colorado (9.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (6.4% less) and Chicago, Illinois (4.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 4,598 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.3%
Early Career
14.4%
Mid Career
18.4%
Experienced
33.4%
Late Career
32.6%