A Dental Assistant in Detroit, Michigan earns an average wage of $14.84 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Order Inventory and Oral Surgery.

$9.63 - $18.74
(Median)
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$15
$19
MEDIAN: $14.00
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$9.63 - $18.74  
   
Overtime
$30.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$500  
   
Total Pay (?
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$20,091 - $39,102  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

National Average
$31,000


Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Order Inventory
up arrow 15%

Oral Surgery
up arrow 10%

Radiology
up arrow 8%

Instrument Control
up arrow 6%

Patient Education
0%

National Average
$31,000

Customer Service
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
medical benefits
Vision: 31%
dental benefits
None: 44%
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