A Dental Assistant in Virginia Beach, Virginia earns an average wage of $15.08 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Order Inventory is associated with high pay for this job.

$11.00 - $20.40
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$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $15.00
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$11.00 - $20.40  
   
Overtime
$22.02  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$350.00  
   
Total Pay (?
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$22,021 - $42,325  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 34

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About Virginia Beach, Virginia

Virginia Beach city, Virginia
452,745
Male:
222,684 (49.2%)
Female:
230,061 (50.8%)
Virginia Beach is an independent city located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 437,994. In 2015, the population was estimated to be 452,745. Although mostly suburban in character, it is the most populous city in Virginia and the 41st most populous city in the nation. Located on the Atlantic Ocean at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay, Virginia Beach is included in the Hampton Roads metropolitan area. This area, known as "America's First Region", also includes the independent cities of Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Suffolk, as well as other smaller cities, counties, and towns of Hampton Roads. Virginia Beach is a resort city with miles of beaches and hundreds of hotels, motels, and restaurants along its oceanfront. Every year the city hosts the East Coast Surfing Championships as well as the North American Sand Soccer Championship, a beach soccer tournament. It...
Virginia Beach:
$67,281
Virginia:
$66,262
$1,258
Virginia Beach:
$262,900
Virginia:
$257,800
3.6%

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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant

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

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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries


Mid-Career
up arrow 22%

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

National Average
$31,000


Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Order Inventory
up arrow 10%

Oral Surgery
up arrow 4%

Patient Education
up arrow 2%

Pediatrics
up arrow 2%

Instrument Control
0%

National Average
$31,000

Radiology
up arrow 7%

Customer Service
up arrow 7%

Office Administration
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
medical benefits
Vision: 8%
dental benefits
None: 42%
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