Dental Assistant with Order Inventory Skills Salary

For Dental Assistants with Order Inventory skills, hourly average wages total $16.15 per hour. In the world of Dental Assistants with Order Inventory skills, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $2K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $4K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $25K and $46K. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is geography, though years of experience and the individual firm have a (lesser) impact as well. More than a third report receiving medical coverage from their employers and roughly two in five collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Dental Assistants with Order Inventory skills. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$19,929 - $43,741
(Median)
$20K
$30K
$44K
MEDIAN: $30,309
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$11.85 - $21.64
(Median)
$12
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$19,929 - $43,741  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,972  
Profit Sharing
$290.87 - $3,575  
Commission
$300.00  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,528 - $45,516  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 249
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.85 - $21.64  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$0.00 - $30.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,972  
   
Commission
$300.00  
Profit Sharing
$290.87 - $3,575  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,528 - $45,516  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 3,104
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Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Dental Assistants with Order Inventory skills include Aspen Dental, Heartland Dental Care, Family Dental, Great Expressions Dental Centers, and Family Dental Care. For Dental Assistants with Order Inventory skills, comfortable salaries can be found at Dr. B; in fact, median earnings sit around $39K, the highest in the area. Great Expressions Dental Centers, Family Dental Care, and Dental Group Ltd are a few other companies that offer generous salaries, with Dental Assistants with Order Inventory skills earning around $39K, $36K, or $36K at each firm, respectively.

Aspen Dental reports the lowest median salary in the area (it's only $29K) but some workers make up to $43K, indicating a rather large gap in employee earnings. Also sliding in at the lower end of the scale are Heartland Dental Care ($35K), Family Dental ($35K), and Dental Group Ltd ($36K).

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Dental Assistants with Order Inventory skills with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. 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. Dental Assistants with Order Inventory skills bring in $37K after working for 10 to 20 years. Dental Assistants with Order Inventory skills who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $40K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $33,756

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Portland is home to an above-average pay rate for Dental Assistants with Order Inventory skills, 24 percent higher than the national average. Dental Assistants with Order Inventory skills will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+24 percent), New York (+15 percent), Charlotte (+15 percent), and Denver (+9 percent). Los Angeles is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 14 percent. Pittsburgh and Houston are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 11 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively.

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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 704 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 35%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
medical benefits
Vision: 13%
dental benefits
None: 42%
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