Dental Assistant Salary with Oral Surgery skills

Pay for Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills sits in the ballpark of $15.59 per hour. With some bonuses approaching $2K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $5K, overall incomes of Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills spread between $24K and $45K depending on individual performance. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by residence, but the company and experience level are influential factors as well. Medical benefits are awarded to two in five, and more than two-fifths earn dental coverage. Most Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$21,773 - $46,698
(Median)
$22K
$34K
$47K
MEDIAN: $33,724
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90%

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$11.48 - $21.04
(Median)
$11
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$21,773 - $46,698  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,015  
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $4,569  
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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$24,016 - $44,808  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 187
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.48 - $21.04  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $30.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,015  
   
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $4,569  
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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$24,016 - $44,808  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,293
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Popular Employer Salaries for Dental Assistant with Oral Surgery skills


Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills fill the offices of leading firms Family Dental, Aspen Dental, Family Dental Care, Dr. B, and Comfort Dental. Dr. B leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $38K. Other leaders in compensation levels are Family Dental Care at $37K, Family Dental at $35K, and Dental Group Ltd, where Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills annually earn $33K.

Aspen Dental, Affordable Dentures-PC, and Dental Group Ltd are a few other employers known for handing out relatively lightweight salaries ($29K, $30K, and $33K respectively).

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant with Oral Surgery skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $29K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $34K. Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills see a median salary of $37K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $39K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills, Portland provides a pay rate that is 29 percent greater than the national average. Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+20 percent), Charlotte (+15 percent), New York (+10 percent), and Cincinnati (+4 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 10 percent south of the national average, can be found in Austin. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in San Antonio and Orlando (9 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Dental Assistant with Oral Surgery skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 516 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 39% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 15% employee benefits None: 38%
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