Dental Assistant Instructor Salary

Dental Assistant Instructors in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $20.35 per hour. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — one-half lack coverage. On the flip side, a little less than half have medical insurance and around two in five receive dental plans. Most Dental Assistant Instructors like their work and job satisfaction is high. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,590 - $59,029
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$45K
$59K
MEDIAN: $45,352
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$15.14 - $25.77
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$0$59K
Salary $29,590 - $59,029
Bonus $1,500
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$31,369 - $55,997
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 27
Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $15.14 - $25.77
Overtime $24.00
Annual Data $0$55K
Bonus $1,500
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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$31,369 - $55,997
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 66

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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

Pay by Experience for a Dental Assistant Instructor has a positive trend. An entry-level Dental Assistant Instructor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 28 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dental Assistant Instructor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant Instructor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 28 salaries. A Dental Assistant Instructor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 30 salaries.

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Key Stats for Dental Assistant Instructor

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
33%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Instructor Salaries

Late-Career
▲3%

Experienced
▲2%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 46%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 26%
no benefits
None: 50%
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