The average rate for a Dental Assistant (Certified) is C$21.12 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

C$24,361 - C$55,652
C$24K
C$35K
C$56K
MEDIAN: C$34,692
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50%
90%

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C$16.55 - C$25.72
C$17
C$21
C$26
MEDIAN: C$21.12
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$19KC$38KC$57K
Salary
C$24,361 - C$55,652  
   
Bonus
C$99.33 - C$1,987  
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$33,870 - C$53,819  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$13C$26C$39
Hourly Rate
C$16.55 - C$25.72  
   
Overtime
C$10.91 - C$38.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$26KC$52KC$78K
Bonus
C$99.33 - C$1,987  
   
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$33,870 - C$53,819  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 400

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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant (Certified)

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$44,077

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Dental Assistant (Certified) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Dental Assistant (Certified)?

Dental Assistant (Certified) in Brampton:
"Always improving."
Pros: Always improving my skill and education through courses and new techniques by working with new dentists and learning new procedures. I enjoy working with my colleagues. The office is beautiful and up to date. I enjoy having the opportunity to broaden my horizon within the office.
Cons: Dentist to assistant ratio is not equal which makes vacation time difficult at times.

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Key Stats for Dental Assistant (Certified)

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
16%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Dental Assistant (Certified) Salaries

▲14%

▲9%

▲3%

National Average
C$44,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Dental Assistant (Certified) Salaries

▲9%

Prosthodontics
▲9%

reception
▲5%

Oral Surgery
▲1%

National Average
C$44,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 19%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
dental benefits
None: 50%
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