Median pay for Certifed Dental Assistants with Pediatrics skills lies in the neighborhood of $17.56 per hour. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Although more than two-fifths have medical coverage and about two in five have dental coverage, two in five claim no health benefits at all. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$18,422 - $48,784
$18K
$31K
$49K
MEDIAN: $30,837
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50%
90%

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$12.56 - $22.70
$13
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $17.56
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$18,422 - $48,784  
   
Bonus
$98.99 - $2,466  
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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$26,258 - $48,140  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.56 - $22.70  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $34.51  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$98.99 - $2,466  
   
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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$26,258 - $48,140  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 185

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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.


Certifed Dental Assistants with Pediatrics skills with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. 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 see a median salary of $39K after reaching one to two decades on the job. 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 $44K on average.

Key Stats for Dental Assistant (Certified)

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
032
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
17%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant (Certified) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 22%
dental benefits
None: 40%
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