Certified Orthodontic Assistant Salary (United States)

A Certified Orthodontic Assistant earns an average wage of $17.72 per hour.
Certified Orthodontic Assistant Total Pay (?
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$11.28 - $22.38
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Hourly Rate
$11.28 - $22.38  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $29.75  
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$0.00 - $1,750  
   
Total Pay (?
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$23,960 - $46,817  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 66
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Job Description for Certified Orthodontic Assistant

  • Inform patients regarding pre-op and post-op instructions.
  • Prepare for procedures by organizing instruments and equipment.
  • Document treatment by charting in patient records.
  • Assist dentist during orthodontic examinations and procedures.
  • Sterilize and disinfect orthodontic instruments and equipment.
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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Orthodontic Assistant

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

Experience Affects Certified Orthodontic Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
Experienced
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National Average
$37,000
Entry-Level
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Gender

Female
100%
female alumni
 
Male
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Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 30% dental benefits Dental: 5%
vision benefits Vision: 7% employee benefits None: 68%
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