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Dental Assistant Salary

A Dental Assistant earns an average wage of C$18.72 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
C$25,279 - C$50,025
(Median)
25K
30K
36K
41K
50K
MEDIAN: C$35,885
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C$14.65 - C$24.82
(Median)
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19
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25
MEDIAN: C$18.00
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75%
90%

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National Salary Data

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C$0C$18KC$36KC$54K
Salary
C$25,279 - C$50,025  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$1,649  
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$30,213 - C$52,034  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 70
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$15C$30C$45
Hourly Rate
C$14.65 - C$24.82  
   
Overtime
C$0.00 - C$44.01  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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C$0C$30KC$60KC$90K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$1,649  
   
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$30,213 - C$52,034  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 736
United States (change)

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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

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries




National Average
C$39,000


Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries


Periodontics
up arrow 6%

Oral Surgery
up arrow 2%

National Average
C$39,000

endodontics
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 101 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 20% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 10% employee benefits None: 42%