Dental Assistant Instructor Salary

For Dental Assistant Instructors, hourly average wages total $19.99 per hour. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, nearly one-half are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by just over two-fifths and dental insurance is reported by about two in five. The vast majority (89 percent) of Dental Assistant Instructors who took the survey are female. Most Dental Assistant Instructors like their work and job satisfaction is high. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$30,000 - $58,407
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$45K
$58K
MEDIAN: $44,665
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$15.02 - $25.44
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MEDIAN: $19.99
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$30,000 - $58,407  
   
Bonus
$1,650  
Total Pay (?
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$31,066 - $54,077  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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Hourly Rate
$15.02 - $25.44  
   
Overtime
$21.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$1,650  
   
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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$31,066 - $54,077  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 65
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Job Description for Dental Assistant Instructor

Dental assistant instructors generally work under the instructor or program director of a dental course for students. Dental assistant instructors will have the duties of aiding the program director in creating coursework for students. Reviewing and grading papers and examinations will often be within a dental assistant instructor’s duties. Carrying out disciplinary action and reinforcing the general rules set forth by the instructor will also be required. As a dental assistant instructor, one will occasionally be asked to administer examinations and oral presentations to students.

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Dental Assistant Instructor Tasks

  • Supervise and monitor students' use of tools and equipment.
  • Prepare reports and maintain records such as student grades, attendance rolls, and training activity details.
  • Conduct on-the-job training, classes, or training sessions to teach and demonstrate principles, techniques, procedures, or methods of dental hygiene.

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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant Instructor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Dental Assistant Instructors with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $42K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $44K. Dental Assistant Instructors claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $44K. Dental Assistant Instructors who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't higher than those with 10 to 20 years.

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Key Stats for Dental Assistant Instructor

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
30%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Instructor Salaries

Late-Career
▲4%

Experienced
▲4%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 24%
dental benefits
None: 50%
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