Dental Assistants in Orlando can expect to earn an average of $15.22 per hour. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to just over two-fifths, and just under a third earn dental coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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MEDIAN: $15.22
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Hourly Rate
$11.62 - $22.53  
   
Overtime
$25.00  
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$1,944  
   
Total Pay (?
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$24,058 - $47,588  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 63

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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...
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Florida:
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Orlando:
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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant

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


For Orlando Dental Assistants, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $29K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $33K. For Dental Assistants in Orlando, Fla., 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $39K. Orlando Dental Assistants with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $43K.

Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
037
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%



National Average
$32,000


Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Oral Surgery
up arrow 11%

Periodontics
up arrow 8%

Office Administration
up arrow 5%

Orthodontics
up arrow 2%



Instrument Control
0%

Order Inventory
0%

National Average
$32,000


Spanish Language
up arrow 1%

Pediatrics
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
dental benefits
None: 42%
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