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Dental Nurse Salary

The average wage for a Dental Nurse is $15.00 per hour.

$20,357 - $63,728
(Median)
$20K
$36K
$64K
MEDIAN: $36,400
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90%

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$25,025 - $54,000  
   
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$20,357 - $63,728  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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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
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 50% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 17% employee benefits None: 17%