Dental Assistant (Certified) Salary with Pediatrics skills

The average Certified Dental Assistant with Pediatrics skills earns approximately $17.60 per hour. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. In this profession, more than a third enjoy medical and dental coverage, and nearly one-tenth have vision insurance, as well. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$21,598 - $49,665

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$12.19 - $23.44

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$21,598 - $49,665  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $990  
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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$25,320 - $48,973  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.19 - $23.44  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $30.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $990  
   
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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$25,320 - $48,973  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 150
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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant (Certified) with Pediatrics skills

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. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $30K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $36K. Certifed Dental Assistants with Pediatrics skills see a median salary of $42K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $44K.

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Experience Affects Dental Assistant (Certified) with Pediatrics skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

National Average
$37,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 37% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 11% employee benefits None: 40%
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