The average wage for a Dental Assistant (Certified) with Surgery skills is $18.22 per hour.

$26,500 - $36,878
(Median)
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$31K
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MEDIAN: $31,100
50%

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$14.00 - $23.25
(Median)
$14
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $18.00
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50%
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$31,100  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $9,787  
Profit Sharing
$1,450  
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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$29,178 - $49,064  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$14.00 - $23.25  
   
Overtime
$27.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $9,787  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,450  
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).
)
$29,178 - $49,064  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 119
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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.

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Experience Affects Dental Assistant (Certified) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$38,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 41%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
medical benefits
Vision: 17%
dental benefits
None: 41%
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