Dental Assistant with Instrument Control Skills in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salary

A Dental Assistant with Instrument Control skills in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earns an average wage of $14.12 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, 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.

$10.81 - $16.48
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$10.81 - $16.48  
   
Overtime
$20.22  
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$0$16K$32K$48K
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$23,193 - $46,239  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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About Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
1,567,442
Male:
741,270 (47.3%)
Female:
826,172 (52.7%)
Philadelphia (/ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə/) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the fifth-most populous in the United States, with an estimated population in 2014 of 1,560,297. In the Northeastern United States, at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers, Philadelphia is the economic and cultural anchor of the Delaware Valley, a metropolitan area home to 7.2 million people and the eighth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. In 1682, William Penn founded the city to serve as capital of the Pennsylvania Colony. Philadelphia played an instrumental role in the American Revolution as a meeting place for the Founding Fathers of the United States, who signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and the Constitution in 1787. Philadelphia was one of the nation's capitals in the Revolutionary War, and served as temporary U.S. capital while Washington, D.C., was under construction. In the 19th century, Philadelphia became a major industrial center...
Philadelphia:
$41,233
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$952
Philadelphia:
$150,700
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
6.6%

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Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
24%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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