The average wage for a Dental Assistant in Sacramento, California is $13.10 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Orthodontics and Office Administration. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

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MEDIAN: $13.00
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Overtime
$16.79  
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$22,360 - $40,042  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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About Sacramento, California

Sacramento County, California
490,715
Male:
237,724 (48.4%)
Female:
252,991 (51.6%)
Sacramento (/ˌsækrəˈmɛntoʊ/; Spanish: [sakɾaˈmento]) is the capital city of the U.S. state of California and the seat of Sacramento County. It is at the confluence of the Sacramento River and the American River in the northern portion of California's expansive Central Valley. Its estimated 2014 population of 485,199 made it the sixth-largest city in California, and the 35th largest city in the United States. Sacramento is the cultural and economic core of the Sacramento metropolitan area, which includes seven counties with a 2010 population of 2,414,783. Its metropolitan area is the fourth largest in California after the Greater Los Angeles area, the San Francisco Bay Area, and the San Diego metropolitan area, and is the 27th largest in the United States. In 2002, the Civil Rights Project at Harvard University conducted for TIME magazine named Sacramento "America's Most Diverse City". Sacramento became a city through the efforts of the Swiss immigrant John...
Sacramento:
$52,151
California:
$64,500
$1,085
Sacramento:
$287,300
California:
$449,100
5.1%

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Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries


National Average
$28,000


Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Orthodontics
up arrow 21%

Office Administration
up arrow 11%

Spanish Language
up arrow 9%

Oral Surgery
up arrow 4%

Patient Education
up arrow 2%

Order Inventory
up arrow 1%

Instrument Control
0%

National Average
$28,000

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Radiology
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 39%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
dental benefits
None: 44%
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