The average wage for a Dental Assistant is C$19.67 per hour. A skill in Office Administration is associated with high pay for this job.

C$25,104 - C$52,945
(Median)
C$25K
C$40K
C$53K
MEDIAN: C$39,928
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50%
90%

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C$14.96 - C$26.70
(Median)
C$15
C$20
C$27
MEDIAN: C$19.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$19KC$38KC$57K
Salary
C$25,104 - C$52,945  
   
Bonus
C$300.00 - C$2,043  
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$30,785 - C$55,697  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 70
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$15C$30C$45
Hourly Rate
C$14.96 - C$26.70  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.72  
Overtime
C$14.90 - C$43.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$30KC$60KC$90K
Bonus
C$300.00 - C$2,043  
   
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$30,785 - C$55,697  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 965
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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$40,946

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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries




National Average
C$41,000


Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Office Administration
up arrow 18%


Prosthodontics
up arrow 5%

endodontics
up arrow 1%

Oral Surgery
0%

National Average
C$41,000

Patient Education
up arrow 3%

Periodontics
up arrow 6%

Generalist Duties
up arrow 11%

General Dentistry
up arrow 12%

Dental assistant
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 87 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: 44%
medical benefits
Vision: 12%
dental benefits
None: 46%
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