Late-Career Front Desk/Receptionist, Medical or Dental Office Salary

The average rate for a Late-Career Front Desk/Receptionist, Medical or Dental Office is $13.47 per hour.

$28,932 - $39,325
$37K
MEDIAN: $37,475
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$10.14 - $20.47
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MEDIAN: $14.78
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$0$43K
Salary $37,475
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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$20,674 - $43,087
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $10.14 - $20.47
Overtime $32.50
Annual Data $0$43K
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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$20,674 - $43,087
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

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

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
20 years or more
100%

Skills That Affect Front Desk/Receptionist, Medical or Dental Office Salaries

National Average
$31,000

Insurance
▼7%

Customer Service
▼14%

Scheduling
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 24%