Dental Assistant in Orlando, Florida Salary

Average Orlando Dental Assistants make around $15.31 per hour. Over a third report receiving medical coverage from their employers and just under a third collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$11.79 - $22.92
$12
$15
$23
MEDIAN: $15.31
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50%
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$11.79 - $22.92  
   
Overtime
$25.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$1,944  
   
Total Pay (?
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$24,519 - $48,908  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 59

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About Orlando, Florida

Orange County, Florida
270,917
Male:
130,940 (48.3%)
Female:
139,977 (51.7%)
Orlando (/ɔːrˈlændoʊ/) is a city in the U.S. state of Florida and the county seat of Orange County. Located in Central Florida, it is the center of the Orlando metropolitan area, which had a population of 2,387,138, according to U.S. Census Bureau figures released in March 2016, making it the 24th-largest metropolitan area in the United States, the sixth-largest metropolitan area in the Southern United States, and the third-largest metropolitan area in Florida. As of July 1, 2014, Orlando had an estimated city-proper population of 262,372, making it the 73rd-largest city in the United States, the fourth-largest city in Florida, and the state's largest inland city. The City of Orlando is nicknamed "The City Beautiful," and its symbol is the fountain at Lake Eola. Orlando is also known as "The Theme Park Capital of the World" and in 2014 its tourist attractions and events drew more than 62 million visitors. The...
Orlando:
$44,804
Florida:
$49,426
$1,027
Orlando:
$214,400
Florida:
$179,800
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 $29,000 based on 33 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 $33,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 15 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 $43,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲33%

▲24%

▲3%

National Average
$32,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

▲10%

Periodontics
▲7%

Office Administration
▲5%

▲1%


National Average
$32,000

Instrument Control
▼1%

Spanish Language
▼1%

Pediatrics
▼1%



Orthodontics
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 28%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
no benefits
None: 50%
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