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Dental Assistant, Surgical Salary (United States)

A Dental Assistant, Surgical earns an average wage of $16.56 per hour. A skill in Periodontics is associated with high pay for this job.
Dental Assistant, Surgical Salary (?
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$20,103 - $44,643
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $27,586
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Dental Assistant, Surgical Salary (?
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$12.39 - $22.42
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$20,103 - $44,643  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,578  
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $2,000  
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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$25,025 - $47,464  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 36
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.39 - $22.42  
   
Overtime
$14.71 - $32.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,578  
   
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $2,000  
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).
)
$25,025 - $47,464  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 346
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Job Description for Dental Assistant, Surgical

  • Take and develop patient x-rays, including digital.
  • Sterilize instruments and equipment.
  • Assist dentist during dental treatment procedures.
  • Document treatment by charting in patient records.
  • Maintain patient's vital statistics and intravenous fluids during surgery.

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Experience Affects Dental Assistant, Surgical Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%
Late-Career
up arrow 11%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$35,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Dental Assistant, Surgical Salaries

Periodontics
up arrow 13%
Oral Surgery
up arrow 4%
National Average
$35,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
97%
female alumni
 
Male
3%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 51% dental benefits Dental: 29%
vision benefits Vision: 15% employee benefits None: 42%