Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office in Los Angeles Salary

The average rate for a Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office in Los Angeles, California is $12.00 per hour.

$9.79 - $19.57
$9
$13
$20
MEDIAN: $13.00
10%
50%
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Hourly Data $0$19
Hourly Rate $9.79 - $19.57
Annual Data $0$39K
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$20,158 - $39,520
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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 Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office Job Listings

Key Stats for Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office

Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
14%

Skills That Affect Front Desk Receptionist, Dental Office Salaries

National Average
$26,000

Insurance
▼18%

Customer Service
▼18%

Scheduling
▼18%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 22%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
no benefits
None: 44%