The average hourly pay for a Dental Receptionist is $15.30.
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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
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Popular Employer Salaries for Dental Receptionist
The top respondents for the job title Dental Receptionist are from the companies Dr. B, Family Dental and Community Health Center of Snohomish County. Reported salaries are highest at Family Dental where the average pay is $18.67. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Dr. B, earning around $17.00. Dental Dreams pays the lowest at around $11.15. Dental Group Ltd also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $15.50.
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Skills in Insurance, Billing and Bill Collections are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service and Scheduling.
Pay by Experience Level for Dental Receptionist
An entry-level Dental Receptionist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.27 based on 232 salaries. An early career Dental Receptionist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.31 based on 641 salaries. A mid-career Dental Receptionist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.80 based on 300 salaries. An experienced Dental Receptionist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.08 based on 360 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.
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Employees with Dental Receptionist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 5.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (4.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (16.5% less), Las Vegas, Nevada (5.2% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4.1% less).
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