Experienced Dental Assistant (Certified) Salary

Experienced Certifed Dental Assistants take home an average $19.09 per hour. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Over a third report receiving medical coverage from their employers and just over two-fifths collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$22,334 - $59,678
(Median)
$22K
$39K
$60K
MEDIAN: $38,865
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$15.23 - $24.12
(Median)
$15
$19
$24
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$22,334 - $59,678  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,952  
Profit Sharing
$1,977  
Total Pay (?
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$31,042 - $51,107  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$15.23 - $24.12  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.50  
Overtime
$0.00 - $31.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,952  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,977  
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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$31,042 - $51,107  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 254
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Skills That Affect Dental Assistant (Certified) Salaries

Pediatrics
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Surgery
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Radiology
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Oral Surgery
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Patient Education
0%

Office Administration
0%

Orthodontics
0%

National Average
$40,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
medical benefits
Vision: 11%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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