Dental Assistant (Certified) with Pediatrics Skills Salary

The average Certified Dental Assistant with Pediatrics skills can expect to rake in roughly $17.61 per hour. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. While some workers in this profession — nearly two in five — do not have any health coverage, just over two-fifths do receive medical benefits and close to two-fifths have dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Certifed Dental Assistants with Pediatrics skills. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$18,596 - $48,585
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MEDIAN: $30,342
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$12.40 - $22.42
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$18,596 - $48,585  
   
Bonus
$150.00 - $2,750  
Profit Sharing
$850  
Total Pay (?
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$25,721 - $47,638  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.40 - $22.42  
   
Overtime
$6.50 - $36.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$150.00 - $2,750  
   
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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$25,721 - $47,638  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 195

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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant (Certified)

Pay by Experience for a Dental Assistant (Certified) has a positive trend. An entry-level Dental Assistant (Certified) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 83 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dental Assistant (Certified) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 61 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant (Certified) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 52 salaries. A Dental Assistant (Certified) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 31 salaries.

Key Stats for Dental Assistant (Certified)

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant (Certified) Salaries

Late-Career
▲16%

Experienced
▲6%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 24%
no benefits
None: 41%
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