Dental Assistant Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

The average rate for a Dental Assistant in Chicago, Illinois is $14.86 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Order Inventory and Office Administration. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.
Dental Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$21,068 - $46,095
(Median)
21K
30K
43K
MEDIAN: $30,000
10%
50%
75%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px
Dental Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$9.36 - $20.03
(Median)
9
11
15
18
20
MEDIAN: $14.00
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data

 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$21,068 - $46,095  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,400  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$20,346 - $43,173  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.36 - $20.03  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $29.59  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,400  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$20,346 - $43,173  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 63
Is Dental Assistant your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
Location:
United States (change)
Years in Field/Career:

Dental Assistant Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location

Experience Affects Dental Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$31,000

Skills That Affect Dental Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Office Administration
up arrow 10%
Order Inventory
up arrow 10%
Periodontics
up arrow 9%
Radiology
up arrow 7%
Oral Surgery
up arrow 7%
National Average
$31,000
Instrument Control
up arrow 1%
Orthodontics
up arrow 2%
Pediatrics
up arrow 9%
Spanish Language
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied Image
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
95%
female alumni
 
Male
5%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 27% dental benefits Dental: 35%
vision benefits Vision: 5% employee benefits None: 49%
Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -