The average wage for a Dental Assistant in San Jose, California is $15.16 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Office Administration and Order Inventory.

$12.16 - $21.24
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MEDIAN: $15.16
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$12.16 - $21.24  
   
Overtime
$23.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$1,500  
   
Total Pay (?
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$21,661 - $44,897  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35

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About San Jose, California

Santa Clara County, California
1,026,919
Male:
518,317 (50.5%)
Female:
508,602 (49.5%)
San Jose (/ˌsæn hoʊˈzeɪ/; Spanish for Saint Joseph), originally Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe and officially the City of San José, is the third-largest city by population in California, the tenth-largest by population in the United States, and the county seat of Santa Clara County. San Jose is the largest city within the Bay Area and the largest city in Northern California. Before the arrival of the Spanish, the area around San Jose was inhabited by the Ohlone people. San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777, as San José de Guadalupe, the first civilian town in the Spanish colony of Alta California. The city served as a farming community to support Spanish military installations at San Francisco and Monterey. When California gained statehood in 1850, San Jose became the capital. After more than 150 years as a small farming community, the San Jose area in the mid-20th century contained some of...
San Jose:
$91,451
California:
$64,500
$1,757
San Jose:
$717,100
California:
$449,100
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Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
058
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
18%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries


National Average
$32,000



Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Office Administration
up arrow 18%

Order Inventory
up arrow 18%


National Average
$32,000

Patient Education
up arrow 1%

Oral Surgery
up arrow 2%

Orthodontics
up arrow 2%


Pediatrics
up arrow 4%

Instrument Control
up arrow 5%

Spanish Language
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
dental benefits
None: 44%
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