Median pay for Experienced Certifed Dental Assistants is around $18.83 per hour. Work is enjoyable for Experienced Certifed Dental Assistants, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Over a third have medical and dental plans, and about a seventh have vision insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$18,077 - $60,402
(Median)
$18K
$37K
$60K
MEDIAN: $36,751
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$15.60 - $24.16
(Median)
$16
$19
$24
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$18,077 - $60,402  
   
Bonus
$60.00 - $3,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,200  
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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$32,349 - $51,596  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.60 - $24.16  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $36.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$60.00 - $3,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,200  
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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$32,349 - $51,596  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 200
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Skills That Affect Dental Assistant (Certified) Salaries

Surgery
up arrow 3%

Pediatrics
0%

National Average
$39,000

Radiology
up arrow 1%

Patient Education
up arrow 1%

Oral Surgery
up arrow 1%

Orthodontics
up arrow 1%

Office Administration
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 35%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
medical benefits
Vision: 14%
dental benefits
None: 43%
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