Dental Assistant with Instrument Control Skills in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average rate for a Dental Assistant with Instrument Control skills in Chicago, Illinois is $14.78 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$10.64 - $20.54
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MEDIAN: $14.78
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.64 - $20.54  
   
Overtime
$15.10 - $32.78  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$1,001  
   
Total Pay (?
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$22,205 - $43,361  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 53

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Dental Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Dental Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 30 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dental Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 11 salaries. A Dental Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲26%

Experienced
▲25%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 23%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 68%