Entry-Level Dental Assistant (Certified) Salary

An Entry-Level Dental Assistant (Certified) earns an average wage of $13.86 per hour. A skill in Orthodontics is associated with high pay for this job.

$15,456 - $45,165
(Median)
$15K
$24K
$45K
MEDIAN: $23,824
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$10.16 - $17.63
(Median)
$10
$14
$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$15,456 - $45,165  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,468  
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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$20,962 - $37,485  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 33
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.16 - $17.63  
   
Overtime
$10.12 - $24.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,468  
   
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).
)
$20,962 - $37,485  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 440
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Dental Assistant (Certified) Salaries

Orthodontics
up arrow 11%

Oral Surgery
up arrow 7%

Pediatrics
up arrow 4%

Surgery
up arrow 4%

Office Administration
up arrow 3%

Patient Education
up arrow 2%

Radiology
up arrow 1%

National Average
$29,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 37% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 14% employee benefits None: 43%
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