Experienced Dental Assistant (Certified) Salary

Experienced Certifed Dental Assistants pull down an average of $18.65 per hour. For the most part, Experienced Certifed Dental Assistants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Around two in five get medical and dental insurance, and roughly a tenth get vision plans, too. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$20,679 - $49,316
(Median)
$21K
$32K
$49K
MEDIAN: $32,114
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$14.86 - $23.74
(Median)
$15
$19
$24
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$20,679 - $49,316  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,508  
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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$30,350 - $49,722  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.86 - $23.74  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $36.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,508  
   
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).
)
$30,350 - $49,722  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 249
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Skills That Affect Experienced Dental Assistant (Certified) Salaries

Pediatrics
up arrow 9%

Surgery
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Oral Surgery
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Radiology
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Patient Education
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Office Administration
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Orthodontics
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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: 39% dental benefits Dental: 41%
vision benefits Vision: 11% employee benefits None: 37%
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