A Dental Assistant in Indianapolis, Indiana earns an average wage of $15.16 per hour. A skill in Office Administration is associated with high pay for this job.

$10.77 - $20.19
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$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $15.00
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$10.77 - $20.19  
   
Overtime
$20.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$500  
   
Total Pay (?
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$22,567 - $42,511  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 36

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About Indianapolis, Indiana

Marion County, Indiana
848,423
Male:
410,615 (48.4%)
Female:
437,808 (51.6%)
Indianapolis (pronounced /ˌɪndiəˈnæpəlɪs/), is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Indiana and the seat of Marion County. It is in the East North Central region of the Midwestern United States. With an estimated population of 853,173 in 2015, Indianapolis is the second most populous city in the Midwest, after Chicago, and 14th largest in the U.S. The city is the economic and cultural center of the Indianapolis metropolitan area, home to 2 million people, the 34th most populous metropolitan statistical area in the U.S. Its combined statistical area ranks 26th, with 2.4 million inhabitants. Indianapolis covers 372 square miles (963.5 km²), making it the 16th largest city by land area in the U.S. Founded in 1821 as a planned city for the new seat of the government of Indiana, Indianapolis was platted by Alexander Ralston and Elias Pym Fordham on a 1-square-mile (2.6 km2) grid adjacent to the White...
Indianapolis:
$41,278
Indiana:
$50,532
$807
Indianapolis:
$123,500
Indiana:
$131,000
5.6%

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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant

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

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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$31,000


Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Office Administration
up arrow 11%

Pediatrics
up arrow 5%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Instrument Control
up arrow 1%

Patient Education
0%

Oral Surgery
0%

Order Inventory
0%

Orthodontics
0%

National Average
$31,000

Radiology
up arrow 2%

Spanish Language
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 30%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
medical benefits
Vision: 20%
dental benefits
None: 45%
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