The average wage for a Dental Assistant in Modesto, California is $14.00 per hour.

$9.73 - $16.49
(Median)
$9
$14
$16
MEDIAN: $14.00
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$9.73 - $16.49  
   
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$20,236 - $34,292  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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About Modesto, California

Stanislaus County, California
211,257
Male:
104,852 (49.6%)
Female:
106,405 (50.4%)
Modesto /məˈdɛstoʊ/ (Spanish for "modest"), officially the City of Modesto, is the county seat and largest city of Stanislaus County, California, United States. With a population of approximately 201,165 at the 2010 census, it is the 18th largest city in the state of California and forms part of the Modesto-Merced combined Statistical Area. The Modesto Census County Division, which includes the cities of Ceres and Riverbank, had a population of 312,842 as of 2010. Modesto is located in the Central Valley, 90 miles (140 km) north of Fresno, 40 miles (64 km) north of Merced, California, 92 miles (148 km) east of San Francisco, 68 miles (109 km) south of the state capital of Sacramento, 66 miles (106 km) west of Yosemite National Park, and 24 miles (39 km) south of Stockton. Modesto has been honored as a Tree City USA numerous times. It is surrounded by rich farmland; Stanislaus County ranks sixth among California counties in...
Modesto:
$51,901
California:
$64,500
$1,026
Modesto:
$234,900
California:
$449,100
7.0%

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Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Customer Service
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Patient Education
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Spanish Language
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National Average
$29,000

Radiology
up arrow 13%

Instrument Control
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 29%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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