Inspired by an article claiming that the average salary for a Registered Dental Hyigenist in the United States is close to $70,000, we’ve spent the summer collecting, analyzing, and reporting on real salary data from dental professionals around the country. First, you saw our Dental Hygienist Salary Stack-Up; then, we shared the results of a similar survey of Dental Assistants. Now, we’re pleased to share with you our findings about career and salary trends among front office employees.
“Front office employee” can mean a lot of things in dentistry. Tasks may include accounting, insurance coordination, general administrative duties, and even social media management! The numbers below represent ALL front office employees; however, we did find that individuals who reported their job title as “Front Office Manager” tended to have a higher salary compared to their peers.
Another point of interest in these results: nearly two-thirds of front office employees surveyed reported having worked in a different position in dentistry – the vast majority of these individuals have worked as Dental Assistants in the past.
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