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Dental Assistant Salary with Order Inventory skills

Dental Assistants with Order Inventory skills pull down an average of $16.26 per hour. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $2K and $4K, respectively — total cash payment to Dental Assistants with Order Inventory skills can bottom out near $25K or peak near $46K depending on individual performance. This group's pay is mainly influenced by geographic location, followed by career duration and the individual firm. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Over a third report receiving medical coverage from their employers and just over two-fifths collect dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$20,597 - $43,309
(Median)
$21K
$30K
$43K
MEDIAN: $30,401
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90%

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$11.91 - $21.85
(Median)
$12
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$20,597 - $43,309  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,936  
Profit Sharing
$203.47 - $3,500  
Commission
$200.00 - $1,700  
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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$24,634 - $46,023  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 176
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.91 - $21.85  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $0.21  
Overtime
$0.00 - $31.29  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,936  
   
Commission
$200.00 - $1,700  
Profit Sharing
$203.47 - $3,500  
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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$24,634 - $46,023  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,884

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Popular Employer Salaries for Dental Assistant with Order Inventory skills


Aspen Dental, Heartland Dental Care, Family Dental Care, Family Dental, and Dr. B are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Dental Assistants with Order Inventory skills. For Dental Assistants with Order Inventory skills, comfortable salaries can be found at Dr. B; in fact, median earnings sit around $40K, the highest in the area.

Offering only $30K on average, Aspen Dental seems to pay the least. Moreover, the pay scale seems pretty narrow there; employees make $22K on the lower end and $49K on the higher end.

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant with Order Inventory skills

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


Dental Assistants with Order Inventory skills do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $29K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $34K. Dental Assistants with Order Inventory skills bring in $37K after working for 10 to 20 years. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $40K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location


For Dental Assistants with Order Inventory skills, busy Portland offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 26 percent above the national average. Dental Assistants with Order Inventory skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Charlotte (+21 percent), Seattle (+20 percent), New York (+18 percent), and Dallas (+9 percent). Los Angeles is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 17 percent. Below-median salaries also turn up in Columbus and San Antonio (7 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Dental Assistant with Order Inventory skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$34,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 534 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 36% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 12% employee benefits None: 41%