Dental Assistant in Alexandria, Virginia Salary

The average wage for a Dental Assistant in Alexandria, Virginia is $18.31 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Customer Service, Radiology, and Instrument Control.

$10.85 - $24.49
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MEDIAN: $18.31
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$22,880 - $50,565  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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About Alexandria, Virginia

Alexandria city, Virginia
153,511
Male:
74,989 (48.8%)
Female:
78,522 (51.2%)
Alexandria is an independent city in the United States Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 139,966, and in 2015, the population was estimated to be 153,511. Located along the western bank of the Potomac River, Alexandria is approximately 7 miles (11 km) south of downtown Washington, D.C. Like the rest of Northern Virginia, as well as Central Maryland, modern Alexandria has been influenced by its proximity to the U.S. capital. It is largely populated by professionals working in the federal civil service, in the U.S. military, or for one of the many private companies which contract to provide services to the federal government. One of Alexandria's largest employers is the U.S. Department of Defense. Another is the Institute for Defense Analyses. In 2005, the United States Patent and Trademark Office moved to Alexandria. The historic center of Alexandria is known as "Old Town". With its concentration of boutiques,...
Alexandria:
$90,056
Virginia:
$66,262
$1,627
Alexandria:
$541,700
Virginia:
$257,800
2.6%

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Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲25%

▲18%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
▼18%

Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Customer Service
▲20%

Radiology
▲18%

Instrument Control
▲18%

Patient Education
▲9%

Order Inventory
▲6%

Oral Surgery
▲6%

National Average
$38,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 18%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
dental benefits
None: 64%
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