The average rate for a Late-Career Dental Assistant is $19.34 per hour.

$24,730 - $50,471
(Median)
$25K
$36K
$50K
MEDIAN: $36,158
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50%
90%

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$15.00 - $25.03
(Median)
$15
$19
$25
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$24,730 - $50,471  
   
Bonus
$207.81 - $2,465  
Profit Sharing
$81.09 - $4,663  
Commission
$2,400  
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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$30,850 - $52,099  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 168
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$15.00 - $25.03  
   
Overtime
$2.30 - $35.62  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$207.81 - $2,465  
   
Commission
$2,400  
Profit Sharing
$81.09 - $4,663  
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).
)
$30,850 - $52,099  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,292
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,023

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Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Expanded Duties
up arrow 7%

Office Administration
up arrow 2%

Orthodontics
up arrow 2%

Periodontics
up arrow 2%

Order Inventory
up arrow 1%

Patient Education
up arrow 1%

Radiology
0%

Instrument Control
0%

Customer Service
0%

Oral Surgery
0%

Pediatrics
0%

National Average
$40,000

Spanish Language
up arrow 1%

Dental assistant
up arrow 4%

endodontics
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 197 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 34%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
medical benefits
Vision: 11%
dental benefits
None: 43%
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