Dental Assistant in Albuquerque Salary

A Dental Assistant in Albuquerque, New Mexico earns an average wage of $14.57 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Oral Surgery and Spanish Language.

$11.33 - $19.39
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MEDIAN: $14.57
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Hourly Rate
$11.33 - $19.39  
   
Overtime
$19.00  
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$1,175  
   
Total Pay (?
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$21,726 - $38,813  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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About Albuquerque, New Mexico

Bernalillo County, New Mexico
559,131
Male:
273,323 (48.9%)
Female:
285,808 (51.1%)
Albuquerque (/ˈælbəˌkɜːrki/ AL-bə-KURK-ee) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of New Mexico. The high-altitude city serves as the county seat of Bernalillo County, and it is situated in the central part of the state, straddling the Rio Grande. The city population is 557,169 as of the July 1, 2014 population estimate from the United States Census Bureau, and ranks as the 32nd-largest city in the U.S. The Albuquerque metropolitan statistical area (or MSA) has a population of 907,301 according to the United States Census Bureau's most recently available estimate for 2015. Albuquerque is the 60th-largest United States metropolitan area. The Albuquerque MSA population includes the city of Rio Rancho, Bernalillo, Placitas, Corrales, Los Lunas, Belen, Bosque Farms, and forms part of the larger Albuquerque–Santa Fe–Las Vegas combined statistical area, with a total population of 1,163,964 as of the July 1, 2013 Census Bureau estimates. Albuquerque is home to...
Albuquerque:
$47,096
New Mexico:
$45,382
$802
Albuquerque:
$189,200
New Mexico:
$164,100
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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 $28,000 based on 24 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 $32,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 8 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 $40,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲29%

Experienced
▲12%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$31,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Oral Surgery
▲21%

Spanish Language
▲21%

Order Inventory
▲2%

Periodontics
▲2%

Radiology
▲1%

Customer Service
▼0%

National Average
$31,000

Patient Education
▼1%

Instrument Control
▼1%

Orthodontics
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 22%
no benefits
None: 44%
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