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Dental Assistant Salary in Denver, Colorado (United States)

The average pay for a Dental Assistant in Denver, Colorado is $16.53 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Pediatrics, Patient Education, Radiology, Customer Service, and Instrument Control. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Dental Assistant in Denver, Colorado Salary (?
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$10.36 - $22.06
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.36 - $22.06  
   
Overtime
$15.00 - $25.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $613  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,913 - $46,258  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant in Denver, Colorado Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%
Mid-Career
up arrow 12%
National Average
$34,000

Skills That Affect Dental Assistant in Denver, Colorado Salaries

Pediatrics
up arrow 22%
Patient Education
up arrow 16%
Radiology
up arrow 16%
Customer Service
up arrow 14%
Instrument Control
up arrow 13%
Order Inventory
up arrow 12%
Oral Surgery
up arrow 11%
Office Administration
0%
National Average
$34,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 32% dental benefits Dental: 32%
vision benefits Vision: 7% employee benefits None: 52%