Dental Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average pay for a Dental Assistant in Chicago, Illinois is $15.25 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$25,025 - $50,000
$37K
MEDIAN: $37,340
50%

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$10.75 - $22.18
$11
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $15.27
10%
50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$37,340  
   
Bonus
$102.13 - $3,523  
Total Pay (?
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$22,586 - $48,445  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.75 - $22.18  
   
Overtime
$16.50 - $31.43  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$102.13 - $3,523  
   
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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$22,586 - $48,445  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 105

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Dental Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Dental Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 55 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dental Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 26 salaries. A Dental Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

▲28%

▲23%

▲2%

National Average
$33,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries



▲3%

▲2%

National Average
$33,000




▼2%

Pediatrics
▼2%


▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 23%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 56%
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