Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office in San Diego, California Salary

How much does a Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office make in San Diego, CA? In San Diego, a Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office earns around $22.00 per hour on average. This is 30% higher than the national average for a Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office which is $15.44 per hour. Wages for a Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office in San Diego range from $14.74 per hour to $25.14 per hour. Total Annual Compensation, which includes hourly rate and overtime for a Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office in San Diego ranges from $32,623 to $53,450 annually. Among those reporting, there is an average job satisfaction rating of 5 out of 5 stars. Women make up 100% of the Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office workforce in San Diego among those reporting. In San Diego, a Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office often enjoys benefits provided by their employer.

Job Description for Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office

The dental office front desk receptionist is the first person that clients see when they visit or call the dental office. The receptionist does vital work with scheduling, records handling and entry, correspondence, verifying insurance eligibility, and facilitating records requests.

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Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office Tasks

  • Compile and record medical charts, reports, and correspondence.
  • Interview patients to complete insurance and privacy forms.
  • Receive insurance co-pay payments and post amounts paid to patient accounts.
  • Schedule and confirm patient appointments, check-ups and physician referrals.
  • Answer telephones and direct calls to appropriate staff.

About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office Job Listings

Key Stats for Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
33%

Skills That Affect Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office Salaries

National Average
$46,000

Insurance
▼41%

Customer Service
▼45%

Scheduling
▼45%

Phone Support
▼45%

Spanish Language
▼45%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 60%