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Dental Assistant Salary with Oral Surgery skills

For Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills, hourly average wages total $15.64 per hour. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $2K and $5K, respectively — total cash payment to Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills can bottom out near $24K or peak near $45K depending on individual performance. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the company and years of experience. Job satisfaction for Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills is high. Roughly two in five report receiving medical coverage from their employers and just under one-half collect dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$22,019 - $46,551
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$22K
$34K
$47K
MEDIAN: $33,816
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$11.62 - $21.22
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$12
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$21
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$22,019 - $46,551  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,943  
Profit Sharing
$290.87 - $4,698  
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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$24,228 - $45,326  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 138
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.62 - $21.22  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $30.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,943  
   
Profit Sharing
$290.87 - $4,698  
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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$24,228 - $45,326  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,688
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Popular Employer Salaries for Dental Assistant with Oral Surgery skills


Dominating the field, Family Dental, Aspen Dental, Family Dental Care, Comfort Dental, and Dental Group Ltd are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills. For Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills, comfortable salaries can be found at Family Dental Care; in fact, median earnings sit around $37K, the highest in the area.

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, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. The average beginner in this position makes around $29K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $34K. On average, Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills make $37K following one to two decades on the job. Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $39K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills, Portland offers exceptional salaries, 36 percent above the national average. Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills will also find cushy salaries in New York (+16 percent), Seattle (+14 percent), Charlotte (+14 percent), and Denver (+14 percent). Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills in San Antonio take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 21 percent less than the national average. Austin and Phoenix are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries tend to be 4 percent less than the median.

Experience Affects Dental Assistant with Oral Surgery skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 462 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 40% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 15% employee benefits None: 37%