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Dental Assistant Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average pay for a Dental Assistant in Chicago, Illinois is $15.31 per hour.

$20,281 - $45,763
(Median)
$20K
$30K
$46K
MEDIAN: $30,000
10%
50%
90%

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$9.95 - $21.56
(Median)
$9
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$20,281 - $45,763  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,424  
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).
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$20,677 - $45,572  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.95 - $21.56  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $29.80  
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.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,424  
   
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).
)
$20,677 - $45,572  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 71

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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant in Chicago, Illinois

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

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Experience Affects Dental Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%



National Average
$32,000


Skills That Affect Dental Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Order Inventory
up arrow 10%

Office Administration
up arrow 8%

Periodontics
up arrow 8%


Radiology
up arrow 4%

Oral Surgery
up arrow 4%

National Average
$32,000

Instrument Control
up arrow 4%

Pediatrics
up arrow 4%


Orthodontics
up arrow 5%

Spanish Language
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 34% dental benefits Dental: 30%
vision benefits Vision: 4% employee benefits None: 50%