Dental Assistant in Salem, Oregon Salary

A Dental Assistant in Salem, Oregon earns an average wage of $17.40 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$14.19 - $20.69
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$17
$21
MEDIAN: $17.40
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Hourly Rate
$14.19 - $20.69  
   
Overtime
$28.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$750  
   
Total Pay (?
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$29,945 - $42,852  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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About Salem, Oregon

Marion County, Oregon
164,543
Male:
80,839 (49.1%)
Female:
83,704 (50.9%)
Salem /ˈseɪləm/ is the capital of the U.S. state of Oregon, and the county seat of Marion County. It is located in the center of the Willamette Valley alongside the Willamette River, which runs north through the city. The river forms the boundary between Marion and Polk counties, and the city neighborhood of West Salem is in Polk County. Salem was founded in 1842, became the capital of the Oregon Territory in 1851, and was incorporated in 1857. Salem had a population of 154,637 at the 2010 census, making it the third largest city in the state after Portland and Eugene. Salem is less than an hour driving distance away from Portland. Salem is the principal city of the Salem Metropolitan Statistical Area, a metropolitan area that covers Marion and Polk counties and had a combined population of 390,738 at the 2010 census. A 2013 estimate placed the metropolitan population at...
Salem:
$49,037
Oregon:
$54,148
$812
Salem:
$203,200
Oregon:
$264,100
3.6%

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Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▼0%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
▼13%

Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Order Inventory
▲1%

Oral Surgery
▲1%

Instrument Control
▼0%

National Average
$37,000

Radiology
▼1%

Customer Service
▼1%

Patient Education
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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