Dental Assistant with Oral Surgery Skills Salary

For Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills, hourly average wages total $16.00 per hour. The range in cash compensation to Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills ($25K to $45K) includes potential earnings of $3K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by the specific employer, but geography and tenure are influential factors as well. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. In this profession, over a third enjoy medical and dental coverage, and roughly a sixth have vision insurance, as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$19,043 - $47,487
$19K
$32K
$47K
MEDIAN: $32,076
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$11.88 - $21.42
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$0$47K
Salary $19,043 - $47,487
Bonus $203.74 - $3,078
Profit Sharing $300.00 - $3,034
Commission $2,200
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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$24,710 - $45,360
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 180
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $11.88 - $21.42
Hourly Tips $1.48
Overtime $14.83 - $30.80
Annual Data $0$45K
Bonus $203.74 - $3,078
Commission $2,200
Profit Sharing $300.00 - $3,034
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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$24,710 - $45,360
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,986

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Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills include Dental Group Ltd, Aspen Dental, Heartland Dental Care, Family Dental Care, and Family Dental. Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills flock to Heartland Dental Corporation for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $42K lead the pack in compensation. Other employers shelling out big bucks include Dr. B, Family Dental Care, and Comfort Dental, where Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills typically earn around $37K, $37K, or $35K, respectively.

Greenberg Dental, Western Dental Services, Inc., and DDS Inc. are a few other employers known for handing out relatively lightweight salaries ($25K, $25K, and $27K respectively).

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Dental Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Dental Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 1,437 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dental Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 856 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 818 salaries. A Dental Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 434 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $33,646

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Seattle offers some of the highest pay in the country for Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills, 28 percent above the national average. Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Denver (+18 percent), Austin (+14 percent), Atlanta (+10 percent), and New York (+6 percent). The lowest-paying market is Los Angeles, which sits 14 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Tucson (10 percent lower) and San Antonio (8 percent lower).

Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 641 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲21%

▲12%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$34,000

▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 641 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 35%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
no benefits
None: 48%
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