Certified Orthodontic Assistant (COA) Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Certified Orthodontic Assistant (COA) is $17.24 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Certified Orthodontic Assistant (COA) Total Pay (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$22,883 - $48,165
(Median)
23K
29K
40K
48K
MEDIAN: $31,763
10%
25%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px
Certified Orthodontic Assistant (COA) Total Pay (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$12.81 - $22.18
(Median)
13
15
17
20
22
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data

 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$22,883 - $48,165  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,995  
Profit Sharing
$860 - $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).
)
$26,461 - $46,782  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 246
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.81 - $22.18  
   
Overtime
$16.58 - $32.33  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,995  
   
Profit Sharing
$860 - $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).
)
$26,461 - $46,782  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 246
Is Certified Orthodontic Assistant (COA) your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
Location:
United States (change)
Years in Field/Career:

Job Description for Certified Orthodontic Assistant (COA)

  • 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.

Certified Orthodontic Assistant (COA) Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location

Pay by Experience Level for Certified Orthodontic Assistant (COA)

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

Experience Affects Certified Orthodontic Assistant (COA) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%
Experienced
up arrow 8%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$36,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied Image
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
98%
female alumni
 
Male
2%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 36% dental benefits Dental: 18%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 58%
Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -