Dental Assistant with Order Inventory Skills Salary
Earnings for Dental Assistants with Order Inventory skills come in at around $16.21 per hour on average. Total cash compensation to Dental Assistants with Order Inventory skills bottoms out near $24K and approaches $45K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $3K from bonuses and almost $4K from profit sharing. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is geography, though the specific employer and tenure have a (lesser) impact as well. In this profession, nearly one in three enjoy medical and dental coverage, and approximately one in eight have vision insurance, as well. Most Dental Assistants with Order Inventory skills report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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Many Dental Assistants with Order Inventory skills can be found at Aspen Dental, Heartland Dental Care, Dental Group Ltd, Family Dental Care, and Family Dental, firms that are at the top of the field. DDS Inc. attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $38K. Dr. B, Great Expressions Dental Centers, and Family Dental are a few other companies that offer generous salaries, with Dental Assistants with Order Inventory skills earning around $38K, $38K, or $37K at each firm, respectively.
Aspen Dental offers the least pay with a median salary of $27K; furthermore, salaries there max out at only $36K. Pacific Dental Services Incorporated, Pediatric Dental, and Bright Now! Dental Inc. are a few other employers known for handing out relatively lightweight salaries ($29K, $29K, and $31K respectively).
Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Dental Assistants with Order Inventory skills, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. The average beginner in this position makes around $29K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $34K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Dental Assistants with Order Inventory skills make a median salary of $38K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $41K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.
Pay Difference by Location
Surpassing the national average by 29 percent, Dental Assistants with Order Inventory skills in Seattle receive some of the highest pay in the country. Dental Assistants with Order Inventory skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Portland (+19 percent), Austin (+14 percent), Salem (+10 percent), and New York (+6 percent). Los Angeles ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 11 percent below the national average. Employers in Pittsburgh and Dallas also lean toward paying below-median salaries (10 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).