A Dental Assistant (Certified) earns an average wage of C$21.10 per hour.

C$24,024 - C$51,521
C$24K
C$34K
C$52K
MEDIAN: C$34,392
10%
50%
90%
C$16.65 - C$26.11
C$17
C$21
C$26
MEDIAN: C$21.39
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$54K
Salary C$24,024 - C$51,521
Bonus C$103.65 - C$2,909
Profit Sharing C$3,250
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$34,057 - C$54,623
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15
Hourly Data C$0C$38
Hourly Rate C$16.65 - C$26.11
Overtime C$11.03 - C$38.42
Annual Data C$0C$54K
Bonus C$103.65 - C$2,909
Profit Sharing C$3,250
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$34,057 - C$54,623
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 412

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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant (Certified)

Pay by Experience for a Dental Assistant (Certified) has a positive trend. An entry-level Dental Assistant (Certified) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$40,000 based on 193 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dental Assistant (Certified) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$45,000 based on 111 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant (Certified) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$48,000 based on 98 salaries. A Dental Assistant (Certified) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$51,000 based on 55 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$44,506

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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 53 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant (Certified) Salaries

▲14%

▲8%

▲2%

National Average
C$45,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Dental Assistant (Certified) Salaries

▲8%


reception
▼0%

National Average
C$45,000

Oral Surgery
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 17%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 50%
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