Dental Assistant with Oral Surgery Skills Salary

Median pay for Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills lies in the neighborhood of $15.54 per hour. Total incomes of Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $2K from bonuses and close to $4K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $24K and $45K. This group's pay is mainly influenced by the specific employer, followed by career duration and location. About two in five report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and nearly one-sixth collect vision insurance. The majority of Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$21,238 - $46,007
(Median)
$21K
$33K
$46K
MEDIAN: $33,342
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$11.49 - $20.93
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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
$21,238 - $46,007  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,059  
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $4,300  
Commission
$550  
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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$23,975 - $44,551  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 232
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.49 - $20.93  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.01  
Overtime
$1.80 - $30.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,059  
   
Commission
$550  
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $4,300  
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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$23,975 - $44,551  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 3,107
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Aspen Dental, Family Dental, Comfort Dental, Dr. B, and Dental Group Ltd are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills. Dr. B does shell out the biggest paychecks — the median in that office is $38K — but the company pay scale is greatly mixed, meaning that workers on the low end may earn only $17K while workers on the upper end may rake in up to $48K. Other leaders in compensation levels are Family Dental Care at $37K, Dental Group Ltd at $35K, and Family Dental, where Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills annually earn $33K.

Also sliding in at the lower end of the scale are Comfort Dental ($28K), Aspen Dental ($29K), and Affordable Dentures-PC ($30K).

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $29K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $34K. For Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $37K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $39K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $32,782

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Home to some of the best pay for Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills, Seattle offers exceptional salaries, 22 percent above the national average. Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Charlotte (+15 percent), New York (+13 percent), Cincinnati (+4 percent), and Atlanta (+4 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 8 percent south of the national average, can be found in San Antonio. Workers in Austin and Tampa earn less than others in this profession; their salaries fall short of the national average by 3 percent.

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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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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 636 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
medical benefits
Vision: 16%
dental benefits
None: 39%
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