A Dental Assistant in Louisville, Kentucky earns an average wage of $13.33 per hour. A skill in Instrument Control is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$10.44 - $21.11
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$13
$21
MEDIAN: $13.00
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$10.44 - $21.11  
   
Overtime
$18.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Total Pay (?
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$21,710 - $43,973  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$28,000


Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Instrument Control
up arrow 13%

Customer Service
up arrow 5%

Order Inventory
up arrow 5%

Patient Education
up arrow 5%

Radiology
up arrow 1%

National Average
$28,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 14%
medical benefits
Vision: 29%
dental benefits
None: 71%
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