Dental Assistant in Kansas City, Missouri Salary

The average rate for a Dental Assistant in Kansas City, Missouri is $16.00 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$12.08 - $19.64
$12
$16
$20
MEDIAN: $16.00
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Hourly Rate
$12.08 - $19.64  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$27.25  
Local Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$1,850  
   
Total Pay (?
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$23,193 - $40,733  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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About Kansas City, Missouri

Jackson County, Missouri
475,361
Male:
228,430 (48.1%)
Female:
246,931 (51.9%)
Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri and the sixth largest city in the Midwest. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city had an estimated population of 475,378 in 2015, making it the 36th largest city by population in the United States. It is the anchor city of the Kansas City metropolitan area, which straddles the Kansas–Missouri border. Kansas City was founded in the 1830s as a Missouri River port at its confluence with the Kansas River coming in from the west. On June 1, 1850 the town of Kansas was incorporated; shortly after came the establishment of the Kansas Territory. Confusion between the two ensued and the name Kansas City was assigned to distinguish them soon thereafter. Sitting on Missouri's western border, with Downtown near the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri rivers, the modern city encompasses some 319.03 square miles (826.3 km2), making it...
Kansas City:
$50,259
Missouri:
$50,238
$833
Kansas City:
$138,400
Missouri:
$147,800
3.5%

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Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲15%

National Average
$33,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Orthodontics
▲9%

Order Inventory
▲6%

Instrument Control
▲3%

Oral Surgery
▲3%

Customer Service
▼0%

Radiology
▼0%

Patient Education
▼0%

National Average
$33,000

Office Administration
▼9%

Pediatrics
▼10%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 42%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
no benefits
None: 42%