Dental Assistant (Certified) with Pediatrics Skills Salary

Certifed Dental Assistants with Pediatrics skills take home an average $17.60 per hour. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just over two-fifths lack coverage. On the flip side, roughly two in five have medical insurance and about two in five receive dental plans. Work is enjoyable for Certifed Dental Assistants with Pediatrics skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$14,900 - $48,980
$15K
$30K
$49K
MEDIAN: $30,029
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$12.42 - $22.39
$12
$18
$22
MEDIAN: $17.60
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$14,900 - $48,980  
   
Bonus
$99.67 - $2,909  
Profit Sharing
$850  
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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$25,907 - $47,620  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.42 - $22.39  
   
Overtime
$-0.50 - $34.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$99.67 - $2,909  
   
Profit Sharing
$850  
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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$25,907 - $47,620  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 187

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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant (Certified)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $31K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $38K. Certifed Dental Assistants with Pediatrics skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $39K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Certified Dental Assistant with more than 20 years of experience can earn $43K on average.

Key Stats for Dental Assistant (Certified)

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant (Certified) Salaries

Late-Career
▲16%

Experienced
▲6%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 41%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 22%
dental benefits
None: 42%
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