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Experienced Dental Assistant (Certified) Salary

Experienced Certifed Dental Assistants pull down an average of $18.49 per hour. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to nearly two in five, and approximately one-eighth earn vision coverage. Work is enjoyable for Experienced Certifed Dental Assistants, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$21,021 - $50,167
(Median)
$21K
$37K
$50K
MEDIAN: $37,239
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90%

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$14.61 - $23.75
(Median)
$15
$18
$24
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$21,021 - $50,167  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,510  
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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$29,997 - $49,816  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.61 - $23.75  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $36.44  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,510  
   
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).
)
$29,997 - $49,816  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 248

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Skills That Affect Experienced Dental Assistant (Certified) Salaries

Pediatrics
up arrow 12%

Surgery
up arrow 8%

Oral Surgery
up arrow 6%

Radiology
up arrow 4%

Patient Education
up arrow 3%

Orthodontics
up arrow 2%

Office Administration
up arrow 1%

National Average
$39,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 41% dental benefits Dental: 41%
vision benefits Vision: 12% employee benefits None: 37%
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