The average wage for a Dental Assistant is C$19.90 per hour. A skill in Office Administration is associated with high pay for this job.

C$25,390 - C$57,405
C$25K
C$41K
C$57K
MEDIAN: C$40,600
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50%
90%

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C$15.15 - C$27.16
C$15
C$20
C$27
MEDIAN: C$19.90
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$20KC$40KC$60K
Salary
C$25,390 - C$57,405  
   
Bonus
C$205.11 - C$2,959  
Total Pay (?
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C$31,215 - C$56,982  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 63
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$15C$30C$45
Hourly Rate
C$15.15 - C$27.16  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.75  
Overtime
C$19.25 - C$43.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$30KC$60KC$90K
Bonus
C$205.11 - C$2,959  
   
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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C$31,215 - C$56,982  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 974

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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Dental Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Dental Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 580 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dental Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 279 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 222 salaries. A Dental Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 121 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$41,511

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Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
100 %
Male
0 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 108 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

▲20%

▲10%

▲2%

National Average
C$42,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Office Administration
▲17%

implants
▲9%

Prosthodontics
▲7%

▲4%

▲4%

Oral Surgery
▼0%

Assist Dentist
▼0%

Pediatrics
▼0%

National Average
C$42,000

▼1%

Pedodontics
▼2%

Patient Education
▼5%

Order Inventory
▼10%

Dental assistant
▼12%

Generalist Duties
▼12%

General Dentistry
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 108 votes.

Gender

Female
100 %
Male
0 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 24%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 47%