The average wage for an Entry-Level Dental Assistant is C$18.35 per hour.

C$24,034 - C$47,840
C$24K
C$36K
C$48K
MEDIAN: C$35,630
10%
50%
90%
C$14.37 - C$24.91
C$14
C$18
C$25
MEDIAN: C$18.40
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$52K
Salary C$24,034 - C$47,840
Bonus C$148.99 - C$7,248
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$29,489 - C$52,101
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 35
Hourly Data C$0C$40
Hourly Rate C$14.37 - C$24.91
Hourly Tips C$0.50
Overtime C$18.00 - C$40.21
Annual Data C$0C$52K
Bonus C$148.99 - C$7,248
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$29,489 - C$52,101
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 561

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$38,325

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Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 61 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
14%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

endodontics
▲8%

Orthodontics
▲5%

Periodontics
▲3%

▲2%

National Average
C$38,000

Dental assistant
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 27%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
no benefits
None: 46%
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