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Dental Nurse Salary

The average wage for a Dental Nurse is $14.74 per hour.

$6.61 - $32.21
(Median)
$6
$15
$32
MEDIAN: $14.00
10%
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90%

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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$6.61 - $32.21  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
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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$13,520 - $62,580  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Job Description for Dental Nurse

A more common title for a dental nurse is a dental hygienist or dental attendant. The primary responsibilities of the position are focused on assisting the dentist in treating the patient. The dental nurse prepares the patient for scheduled procedures and often brings the patient to the treatment area. The nurse is responsible for assuring that all paperwork and forms are properly prepared and signed by the patient when necessary.

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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 43% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 14% employee benefits None: 29%
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