Dental Assistant in Charlotte, North Carolina Salary

A Dental Assistant in Charlotte, North Carolina earns an average wage of $16.51 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$35,128 - $52,000
$40K
MEDIAN: $40,000
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$12.10 - $21.20
$12
$17
$21
MEDIAN: $16.51
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50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$40,000  
   
Bonus
$450.00  
Total Pay (?
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$25,393 - $47,597  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$12.10 - $21.20  
   
Overtime
$16.75  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$450.00  
   
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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$25,393 - $47,597  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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About Charlotte, North Carolina

Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
827,121
Male:
396,646 (48.0%)
Female:
430,475 (52.0%)
Charlotte /ˈʃɑːrlət/ is the largest city in the state of North Carolina. It is the county seat of Mecklenburg County and the second largest city in the southeastern United States, just behind Jacksonville, Florida. Charlotte is the third fastest growing major city in the United States. In 2014, the estimated population of Charlotte according to the U.S. Census Bureau was 809,958, making it the 17th largest city in the United States based on population. The Charlotte metropolitan area ranks 22nd largest in the US and had a 2014 population of 2,380,314. The Charlotte metropolitan area is part of a sixteen-county market region or combined statistical area with a 2014 U.S. Census population estimate of 2,537,990. Residents of Charlotte are referred to as "Charlotteans." It is listed as a "gamma-plus" global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. Charlotte is home to the corporate headquarters of Bank of America and the east...
Charlotte:
$53,919
North Carolina:
$47,830
$978
Charlotte:
$188,800
North Carolina:
$160,100
5.2%

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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 $32,000 based on 29 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 $38,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 10 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 $47,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲33%

▲15%

▲9%

National Average
$35,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Oral Surgery
▲6%

Orthodontics
▲3%

Office Administration
▲2%

Order Inventory
▲1%

Periodontics
▼0%

National Average
$35,000


Spanish Language
▼1%

▼3%

Customer Service
▼3%

Instrument Control
▼6%

Pediatrics
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 24%
no benefits
None: 43%