Dental Assistant Salary

A Dental Assistant earns an average wage of C$19.43 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

C$28,567 - C$52,800
(Median)
C$29K
C$39K
C$53K
MEDIAN: C$39,122
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50%
90%

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C$14.94 - C$25.73
(Median)
C$15
C$19
C$26
MEDIAN: C$19.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$18KC$36KC$54K
Salary
C$28,567 - C$52,800  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$1,981  
Profit Sharing
C$16,301  
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$30,865 - C$53,924  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 98
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$14C$28C$42
Hourly Rate
C$14.94 - C$25.73  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.94  
Overtime
C$0.00 - C$41.56  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$28KC$56KC$84K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$1,981  
   
Profit Sharing
C$16,301  
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).
)
C$30,865 - C$53,924  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,270
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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$40,469

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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries




National Average
C$40,000


Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries


General Dentistry
up arrow 4%

Oral Surgery
up arrow 2%

Periodontics
0%

National Average
C$40,000

endodontics
up arrow 2%

Dental assistant
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 146 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 22%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
medical benefits
Vision: 12%
dental benefits
None: 45%
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