Dental Assistant in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

The average wage for a Dental Assistant in Washington, District of Columbia is $15.54 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Orthodontics, Pediatrics, Periodontics, and Order Inventory. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$11.58 - $22.70
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MEDIAN: $15.54
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$24,208 - $46,831  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
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District of Columbia:
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Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲34%

Mid-Career
▲12%

National Average
$32,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Orthodontics
▲35%

Pediatrics
▲15%

Periodontics
▲12%

Order Inventory
▲10%

Patient Education
▲6%

Radiology
▲3%

Instrument Control
▲3%

Oral Surgery
▼0%

National Average
$32,000

Customer Service
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 32%
dental benefits
Dental: 21%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
dental benefits
None: 63%
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