Dental Assistant (Non-Certified) Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Dental Assistant (Non-Certified) is $13.49 per hour.
Dental Assistant (Non-Certified) Total Pay (?
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$17,949 - $41,748
(Median)
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42K
MEDIAN: $27,853
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Dental Assistant (Non-Certified) Total Pay (?
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$9.68 - $18.05
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$17,949 - $41,748  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,457  
Profit Sharing
$900 - $4,943  
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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$19,954 - $38,668  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 400
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.68 - $18.05  
   
Overtime
$15.00 - $29.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,457  
   
Profit Sharing
$900 - $4,943  
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).
)
$19,954 - $38,668  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 400
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Job Description for Dental Assistant (Non-Certified)

  • Take and develop patient x-rays, including digital (if certified).
  • Sterilize instruments and equipment.
  • Teach patients how to practice good oral hygiene.
  • Assist dentist during dental treatment procedures.
  • Maintain office records and supplies and schedule appointments.

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Experience Affects Dental Assistant (Non-Certified) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%
Experienced
up arrow 18%
National Average
$28,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

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Gender

Female
97%
female alumni
 
Male
3%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 28% dental benefits Dental: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 46%
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