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Experienced Dental Assistant (Certified) Salary

Experienced Certifed Dental Assistants can expect to earn an average of $18.49 per hour. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Just over two-fifths report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and around one in eight collect vision insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
$21,525 - $49,833
(Median)
$22K
$36K
$50K
MEDIAN: $35,801
10%
50%
90%

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$14.55 - $23.38
(Median)
$15
$18
$23
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
$21,525 - $49,833  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,522  
Profit Sharing
$983 - $2,442  
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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$30,060 - $49,213  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 25
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.55 - $23.38  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $36.86  
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 - $1,522  
   
Profit Sharing
$983 - $2,442  
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).
)
$30,060 - $49,213  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 251
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Skills That Affect Experienced Dental Assistant (Certified) Salaries

Pediatrics
up arrow 12%

Surgery
up arrow 9%

Oral Surgery
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Radiology
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Office Administration
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Patient Education
up arrow 3%

Orthodontics
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National Average
$39,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 43% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 12% employee benefits None: 34%