Dental Assistant in Tulsa Salary

A Dental Assistant in Tulsa, Oklahoma earns an average wage of $13.84 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Orthodontics, Oral Surgery, Pediatrics, and Order Inventory.

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MEDIAN: $14.16
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$10.30 - $17.88  
   
Overtime
$21.50  
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$21,986 - $38,579  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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About Tulsa, Oklahoma

Tulsa County, Oklahoma
403,091
Male:
197,437 (49.0%)
Female:
205,654 (51.0%)
Tulsa /ˈtʌlsə/ is the second-largest city in the state of Oklahoma and 47th-most populous city in the United States. As of July 2015, the population was 403,505, an increase of 11,599 over that reported in the 2010 Census. It is the principal municipality of the Tulsa Metropolitan Area, a region with 981,005 residents in the MSA and 1,151,172 in the CSA. The city serves as the county seat of Tulsa County, the most densely populated county in Oklahoma, with urban development extending into Osage, Rogers, and Wagoner counties. Tulsa was settled between 1828 and 1836 by the Lochapoka Band of Creek Native American tribe. For most of the 20th century, the city held the nickname "Oil Capital of the World" and played a major role as one of the most important hubs for the American oil industry. Once heavily dependent on the oil industry, economic downturn and subsequent diversification efforts created an...
Tulsa:
$43,322
Oklahoma:
$48,568
$768
Tulsa:
$133,700
Oklahoma:
$126,800
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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 $27,000 based on 17 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 $35,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 19 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 $34,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
▲15%

Experienced
▲14%

Late-Career
▲13%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Orthodontics
▲17%

Oral Surgery
▲12%

Pediatrics
▲11%

Patient Education
▲8%

Order Inventory
▲8%

Office Administration
▲6%

Instrument Control
▲5%

Radiology
▲3%

Customer Service
▲2%

National Average
$30,000

Spanish Language
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 13%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 50%
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