A Dental Assistant in Wichita, Kansas earns an average wage of $14.95 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$11.88 - $19.38
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$11.88 - $19.38  
   
Overtime
$23.06  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$1,500  
   
Total Pay (?
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$24,803 - $44,795  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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About Wichita, Kansas

Sedgwick County, Kansas
389,955
Male:
192,354 (49.3%)
Female:
197,601 (50.7%)
Wichita (/ˈwɪtʃᵻtɔː/ WITCH-ə-taw) is the largest city in the state of Kansas and the 48th-largest city in the United States. Located in south-central Kansas on the Arkansas River, Wichita is the county seat of Sedgwick County and the principal city of the Wichita metropolitan area. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city population was 382,368; as of 2014, it was estimated to have increased to 389,965. In 2015, the estimated population of the Wichita metropolitan area was 644,610, and that of the larger Wichita-Winfield combined statistical area was 680,398. The city began as a trading post on the Chisholm Trail in the 1860s, then was incorporated in 1870. It subsequently became a key destination for cattle drives traveling north from Texas to access railroads, earning it the nickname "Cowtown". In the 1920s and 1930s, businessmen and aeronautical engineers established a number of successful aircraft manufacturing companies in Wichita including...
Wichita:
$46,894
Kansas:
$53,906
$734
Wichita:
$124,400
Kansas:
$141,200
3.3%

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Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
15%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Patient Education
up arrow 5%

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Instrument Control
up arrow 1%

Oral Surgery
0%

National Average
$32,000

Radiology
up arrow 1%

Pediatrics
up arrow 3%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 42%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 58%
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