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Dental Assistant (Certified) Salary with Pediatrics skills

Certifed Dental Assistants with Pediatrics skills can expect to earn an average of $17.44 per hour. Roughly two in five report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and one-eighth collect vision insurance. Work is enjoyable for Certifed Dental Assistants with Pediatrics skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$21,598 - $49,665
(Median)
$22K
$39K
$50K
MEDIAN: $39,092
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$12.33 - $23.47
(Median)
$12
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$21,598 - $49,665  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $997  
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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$25,627 - $49,028  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.33 - $23.47  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $30.31  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $997  
   
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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$25,627 - $49,028  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 138

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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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Certifed Dental Assistants with Pediatrics skills — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $31K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $36K. Certifed Dental Assistants with Pediatrics skills see a median salary of $43K 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.

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Experience Affects Dental Assistant (Certified) with Pediatrics skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

National Average
$37,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 40% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 12% employee benefits None: 38%
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