The average rate for a Mid-Career Dental Assistant in Chicago, Illinois is $16.14 per hour.

$12.36 - $22.54
$12
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $16.00
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$12.36 - $22.54  
   
Overtime
$21.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$1,965  
   
Total Pay (?
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$26,859 - $48,277  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
5-9 years
81%
10-19 years
19%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Order Inventory
up arrow 7%

Radiology
up arrow 6%

Patient Education
up arrow 5%

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Office Administration
up arrow 4%

Oral Surgery
0%

National Average
$36,000

Periodontics
up arrow 3%

Instrument Control
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 35%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
dental benefits
None: 53%
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