Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Certifed Dental Assistants with Pediatrics skills with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. The average beginner in this position makes around $30K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $38K. Certifed Dental Assistants with Pediatrics skills see a median salary of $42K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $44K.