Dental Assistant in St. Louis, Missouri Salary

A Dental Assistant in St. Louis, Missouri earns an average wage of $16.63 per hour.

$11.33 - $20.34
$11
$17
$20
MEDIAN: $16.63
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$11.33 - $20.34  
   
Overtime
$20.63  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$550  
   
Commission
$2,750  
Profit Sharing
$300.00  
Total Pay (?
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$23,283 - $43,807  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 42

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About St. Louis, Missouri

St. Louis city, Missouri
315,685
Male:
153,026 (48.5%)
Female:
162,659 (51.5%)
St. Louis (/seɪnt ˈluːɪs/) is an independent city in the U.S. state of Missouri, built along the western bank of the Mississippi River, on the border with Illinois. The city has an estimated 2015 population of 315,685, and is the cultural and economic center of the Greater St. Louis area, which is home to 2,916,447 people, and is the largest metropolitan area in Missouri and the 19th-largest in the United States. Prior to European settlement, the area was a major regional center of Native American Mississippian culture. The city of St. Louis was founded in 1764 by French fur traders Pierre Laclède and Auguste Chouteau, and named after Louis IX of France. The area was ceded to Spain following France's defeat in the Seven Years' War (the area east of the Mississippi was ceded to Britain). In 1800, Spanish Louisiana was retroceded back to France. In 1803, the United States acquired...
St. Louis:
$38,397
Missouri:
$50,238
$767
St. Louis:
$130,800
Missouri:
$147,800
6.2%

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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 $30,000 based on 16 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 $34,000 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 16 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 12 salaries.

Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
28%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲16%

▲7%

National Average
$35,000

▼3%

▼13%

Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Order Inventory
▲9%

Oral Surgery
▲4%

Periodontics
▲4%


Patient Education
▲1%

Radiology
▼0%

Pediatrics
▼0%

National Average
$35,000

Office Administration
▼1%

Customer Service
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 30%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
no benefits
None: 48%