Dental Assistant Salary with Oral Surgery skills

Median pay for Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills lies in the neighborhood of $15.59 per hour. In the world of Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills, overall income ranges from $24K near the bottom to $45K at the top; this can include more than $2K from bonuses and more than $5K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the company and years of experience. Most Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. Nearly two in five report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than two-fifths collect dental insurance. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$21,813 - $46,566
(Median)
$22K
$34K
$47K
MEDIAN: $33,844
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$11.47 - $21.00
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$11
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$21,813 - $46,566  
   
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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$23,992 - $44,733  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 189
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.47 - $21.00  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $30.45  
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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$23,992 - $44,733  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,322
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Popular Employer Salaries for Dental Assistant with Oral Surgery skills


Leading companies who hire large numbers of Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills include Family Dental, Aspen Dental, Family Dental Care, Dr. B, and Comfort Dental. Dr. B attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $38K. Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills will also find cushy salaries at Family Dental Care (+$37K), Family Dental (+$35K), and Dental Group Ltd (+$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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $29K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $34K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $37K in this role. Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $39K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills, busy Portland offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 29 percent above the national average. Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+20 percent), Charlotte (+15 percent), New York (+9 percent), and Cincinnati (+7 percent). Trailing the national average by 9 percent, San Antonio is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers in Austin and Orlando also lean toward paying below-median salaries (8 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Dental Assistant with Oral Surgery skills Salaries

Late-Career
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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 518 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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