Dental Assistant (Certified) with Surgery Skills Salary

A Dental Assistant (Certified) with Surgery skills earns an average wage of $18.40 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$26,500 - $34,971
$30K
MEDIAN: $29,672
50%

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$14.16 - $23.85
$14
$18
$24
MEDIAN: $18.40
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$29,672  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $11,836  
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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$29,393 - $49,945  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.16 - $23.85  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $37.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $11,836  
   
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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$29,393 - $49,945  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 123

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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 $35,000 based on 40 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 $37,000 based on 52 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 $40,000 based on 42 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 $44,000 based on 26 salaries.

Key Stats for Dental Assistant (Certified)

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant (Certified) Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
$38,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
no benefits
None: 38%