Dental Assistant in Seattle Salary
Median pay for Dental Assistants in Seattle lies in the neighborhood of $19.84 per hour. For the most part, Seattle Dental Assistants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Although the greater part have medical coverage and one-half have dental coverage, about one in three claim no health benefits at all. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $35K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $43K. Seattle Dental Assistants bring in $48K after working for 10 to 20 years. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $51K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.