A Mid-Career Dental Assistant earns an average wage of $16.19 per hour.

$18,851 - $44,806
$19K
$31K
$45K
MEDIAN: $30,968
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50%
90%

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$12.64 - $20.59
$13
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $16.19
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$18,851 - $44,806  
   
Bonus
$203.91 - $3,055  
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $3,020  
Commission
$750  
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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$25,885 - $43,539  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 190
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.64 - $20.59  
   
Overtime
$17.30 - $30.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$203.91 - $3,055  
   
Commission
$750  
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $3,020  
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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$25,885 - $43,539  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,766

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National Average: $33,851

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Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 383 votes.
079
5-9 years
80%
10-19 years
20%
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Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries





endodontics
up arrow 1%

Radiology
0%

Patient Education
0%

Customer Service
0%

Oral Surgery
0%

National Average
$34,000




Scheduling
up arrow 5%

Bilingual
up arrow 6%

Dental assistant
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 383 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
dental benefits
None: 45%
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