Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $30K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $38K. Certified Orthodontic Assistants with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $38K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Certified Orthodontic Assistant generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $42K.