Experienced Dental Assistant Salary
An average Experienced Dental Assistant can expect to take home roughly $17.95 per hour. Final cash compensation to Experienced Dental Assistants varies from around $29K to approximately $49K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $3K and $4K, respectively. Residence and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. In this profession, more than a third enjoy medical and dental coverage, and around an eighth have vision insurance, as well. Most Experienced Dental Assistants like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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Family Dental, Dental Group Ltd, Aspen Dental, Heartland Dental Corporation, and DDS Inc. are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Experienced Dental Assistants. DDS Inc. offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $41K.
Offering a median salary of only $31K, Aspen Dental gives out the smallest paychecks. Furthermore, the earnings range of $25K to $52K isn't that wide, either.
Pay Difference by Location
For those looking to make money, Experienced Dental Assistants in Seattle enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 30 percent above the national average. Experienced Dental Assistants will also find cushy salaries in Charlotte (+16 percent), New York (+10 percent), Atlanta (+9 percent), and Colorado Springs (+8 percent). Falling short of the national average by 11 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Tucson. Pittsburgh and Tulsa are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 9 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively.