Dental Assistant in Orlando, Florida Salary

For Dental Assistants in Orlando, hourly average wages total $15.19 per hour. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to just over two-fifths, and approximately one in four earn dental coverage. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$11.66 - $22.17
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MEDIAN: $15.19
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$11.66 - $22.17  
   
Overtime
$25.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$1,944  
   
Total Pay (?
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$24,144 - $46,067  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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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
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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Orlando Dental Assistants with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $29K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $33K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $40K. Dental Assistants in Orlando who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $43K on average.

Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲35%

▲26%

▲4%

National Average
$32,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

▲11%

Periodontics
▲8%

Office Administration
▲6%

▲2%


Instrument Control
▼0%

Spanish Language
▼0%

Pediatrics
▼0%

National Average
$32,000



Orthodontics
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 27%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
dental benefits
None: 47%
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