The average wage for a Dental Assistant in Denver, Colorado is $15.54 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Oral Surgery, Periodontics, and Orthodontics.

$10.77 - $21.64
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$11
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$10.77 - $21.64  
   
Overtime
$20.00  
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$590  
   
Total Pay (?
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$21,512 - $45,645  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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About Denver, Colorado

Denver County, Colorado
667,608
Male:
341,137 (50.0%)
Female:
341,408 (50.0%)
Denver (/ˈdɛnvər/), officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is located immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12 mi (19 km) east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is nicknamed the Mile-High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile (5,280 ft or 1,610 m) above sea level, making it one of the highest major cities in the United States. The 105th meridian west of Greenwich, the longitudinal reference for the Mountain Time Zone, passes directly through Denver Union Station. Denver is ranked as a Beta- world city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. With a 2015 estimated...
Denver:
$58,003
Colorado:
$63,909
$1,094
Denver:
$316,700
Colorado:
$283,800
3.2%

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

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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 38%



National Average
$33,000


Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Oral Surgery
up arrow 16%

Orthodontics
up arrow 12%

Periodontics
up arrow 12%

Patient Education
up arrow 10%

Order Inventory
up arrow 7%

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Instrument Control
up arrow 3%

Radiology
up arrow 3%

Pediatrics
up arrow 3%

Office Administration
up arrow 1%

National Average
$33,000

Spanish Language
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 32%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
medical benefits
Vision: 12%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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