The average wage for a Dental Assistant in Salt Lake City, Utah is $13.43 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Order Inventory, Instrument Control, and Patient Education. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$9.30 - $17.44
(Median)
$9
$13
$17
MEDIAN: $13.00
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.30 - $17.44  
   
Overtime
$26.63  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$700  
   
Total Pay (?
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$19,451 - $36,380  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 29%

National Average
$27,000


Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Order Inventory
up arrow 21%

Instrument Control
up arrow 14%

Patient Education
up arrow 11%

Customer Service
up arrow 9%

Office Administration
up arrow 6%

Oral Surgery
up arrow 6%

Radiology
up arrow 2%

National Average
$27,000

Spanish Language
up arrow 1%

Pediatrics
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
24%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
medical benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 62%
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