Dental Assistant in Portland, Oregon Salary

The average rate for a Dental Assistant in Portland, Oregon is $17.11 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$14.14 - $25.14
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MEDIAN: $17.28
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Hourly Rate
$14.14 - $25.14  
   
Overtime
$27.96  
Local Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$350.00  
   
Total Pay (?
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$28,970 - $52,082  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35

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About Portland, Oregon

Multnomah County, Oregon
632,187
Male:
313,516 (49.6%)
Female:
318,671 (50.4%)
Portland (/ˈpɔːrtlənd/) is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County. It is located in the Willamette Valley region of the Pacific Northwest, at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia Rivers. The city covers 145 square miles (380 square kilometers) and had an estimated population of 632,309 in 2015, making it the 26th most populous city in the United States. Approximately 2,389,228 people live in the Portland metropolitan statistical area (MSA), the 23rd most populous MSA in the United States. Its Combined Statistical Area (CSA) ranks 17th with a population of 3,022,178. Roughly 60% of Oregon's population resides within the Portland metropolitan area. Named after the city on the coast of Maine, the Oregon settlement began to be populated in the 1830s near the end of the Oregon Trail. Its water access provided convenient transportation of goods, and the timber industry was a...
Portland:
$60,892
Oregon:
$54,148
$1,047
Portland:
$348,300
Oregon:
$264,100
4.5%

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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 $33,000 based on 18 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 $36,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 8 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 $47,000 based on 14 salaries.

Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

▲30%

Experienced
▲11%

▲1%

National Average
$36,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries



Pediatrics
▲4%

Patient Education
▲3%

▲2%

Oral Surgery
▲1%

National Average
$36,000


Office Administration
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
no benefits
None: 27%
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