If you're a dental receptionist, you may be looking for ways to make more money. From temp work to referral programs to social media management, we have a few ideas that may help.

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1. Temp Work

Temping is our number one recommendation to dental receptionists or even office managers who want to make extra cash. With Princess Dental Staffing, you set your own schedule, so you only work on the days you're available.

This also means you may work a full-time job and still temp on your days off. 

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2. Referral Programs

Many companies have a referral program where you can make money by referring friends and family to their service. Princess Dental Staffing is no exception (check out our referral program here). 

You'll earn cash for every dental employer and candidate you refer. Employers get a free month on your behalf, so it's a win-win. 

Related: Ways to increase cash flow at the front desk

3. Get a Promotion

Becoming an office manager is the next step up for dental receptionists. A great way to make more money is to take on more responsibilities and land a promotion as an office manager.

With great pay comes great responsibility.

Related: Dental assistant to office manager

4. Freelance Writing

Many dental offices need weekly blog posts for their website. As a dental receptionist, you're uniquely positioned to convincingly write about dentistry, oral hygiene, and other related topics. This makes freelance writing a great opportunity for front desk receptionists to make extra money.

Of course, if you want to get away from your full-time dental job, you may always choose to freelance write on an entirely different topic that interests you. 

5. Social Media Management

Just like dental offices need website content, they also need social media help. Learning how to manage accounts on Facebook, Instagram, Tik Tok, and LinkedIn may help position you to make more money in your free time. You may easily manage social accounts during off-hours, leaving you free to work your day job while making more money.

Related: Dental office managers' administrative skills

6. Answer Surveys

Many legitimate companies are looking for people to complete surveys in exchange for money. Most have some requirements for participants. But as long as you qualify, answering those surveys may be done in your spare time, allowing you to keep your regular job and make more money. 

Related: Front desk receptionist tips

Bottom Line:

How can you make more money as a dental receptionist?

By spending just a few extra hours each day working a side hustle, you can be on your way toward achieving new financial goals.

There's no end to the different side hustles out there–all you have to do is find the jobs that work best for you and get started.

Of course, knowing how to make extra money is only half the battle. But if you keep up the hard work, you'll have those goals reached in no time!

Do you have a favorite way to make more money? Let us know in a comment on our social media account.

Chris Lewandowski

Published May 02, 2023

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