Dental Assistant in Oklahoma City Salary

The average rate for a Dental Assistant in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma is $14.84 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Order Inventory, Customer Service, and Patient Education. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$9.84 - $17.88
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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Hourly Data $0$17
Hourly Rate $9.84 - $17.88
Overtime $5.00
Annual Data $0$37K
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$20,731 - $37,958
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

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About Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Oklahoma County, Oklahoma
631,263
Male:
309,227 (49.0%)
Female:
322,036 (51.0%)
Oklahoma City is the capital and largest city of the state of Oklahoma. The county seat of Oklahoma County, the city ranks 27th among United States cities in population. The population grew following the 2010 Census, with the population estimated to have increased to 631,346 as of July 2015. As of 2015, the Oklahoma City metropolitan area had a population of 1,358,452, and the Oklahoma City-Shawnee Combined Statistical Area had a population of 1,459,758 (Chamber of Commerce) residents, making it Oklahoma's largest metropolitan area. Oklahoma City's city-limits extend into Canadian, Cleveland, and Pottawatomie counties, though much of those areas outside of the core Oklahoma County area are suburban or rural (watershed). The city ranks as the eighth-largest city in the United States by land area (including consolidated city-counties; it is the largest city in the United States by land area whose government is not consolidated with that of a county or...
Oklahoma City:
$50,739
Oklahoma:
$48,568
$814
Oklahoma City:
$148,500
Oklahoma:
$126,800
2.9%

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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 $27,000 based on 18 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 $31,000 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 6 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 $34,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲15%

Late-Career
▲6%

National Average
$32,000

▼1%

▼15%

Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Order Inventory
▲11%

Customer Service
▲11%

Patient Education
▲9%


National Average
$32,000

▼1%

Oral Surgery
▼1%

Pediatrics
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
no benefits
None: 18%
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