Entry-Level Dental Assistant in Tucson Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Dental Assistant in Tucson, Arizona is $12.49 per hour. A skill in Patient Education is associated with high pay for this job.

$10.88 - $15.85
$11
$12
$16
MEDIAN: $12.49
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$10.88 - $15.85  
   
Overtime
$15.00  
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$22,956 - $33,966  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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About Tucson, Arizona

Pima County, Arizona
531,674
Male:
264,893 (49.8%)
Female:
266,781 (50.2%)
Tucson (/ˈtuːsɒn/ /tuːˈsɒn/) is a city and the county seat of Pima County, Arizona, United States, and home to the University of Arizona. The 2010 United States Census put the population at 520,116, while the 2015 estimated population of the entire Tucson metropolitan statistical area (MSA) was 980,263. The Tucson MSA forms part of the larger Tucson-Nogales combined statistical area (CSA), with a total population of 1,010,025 as of the 2010 Census. Tucson is the second-largest populated city in Arizona behind Phoenix, both of which anchor the Arizona Sun Corridor. The city is located 108 miles (174 km) southeast of Phoenix and 60 mi (97 km) north of the U.S.–Mexico border. Tucson is the 33rd largest city and the 59th largest metropolitan area in the United States. Roughly 150 Tucson companies are involved in the design and manufacture of optics and optoelectronics systems, earning Tucson the nickname Optics Valley. Major incorporated suburbs of...
Tucson:
$38,155
Arizona:
$51,492
$775
Tucson:
$139,400
Arizona:
$194,300
5.8%

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Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
12%
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Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Patient Education
▲10%

Customer Service
▲3%

Instrument Control
▲3%

National Average
$26,000

Oral Surgery
▼1%

Radiology
▼2%

Pediatrics
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
no benefits
None: 36%
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