A Dental Assistant in Tucson, Arizona earns an average wage of $13.35 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Office Administration and Orthodontics.

$11.10 - $17.57
(Median)
$11
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$11.10 - $17.57  
   
Overtime
$16.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Total Pay (?
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$23,817 - $36,416  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$29,000


Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Office Administration
up arrow 21%

Orthodontics
up arrow 15%

Order Inventory
up arrow 10%

Spanish Language
up arrow 7%

Patient Education
up arrow 3%

Oral Surgery
up arrow 2%

Periodontics
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

National Average
$29,000

Instrument Control
up arrow 1%

Radiology
up arrow 4%

Pediatrics
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 28%
dental benefits
None: 44%
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