Entry-Level Orthodontic Assistant Salary

An Entry-Level Orthodontic Assistant earns an average wage of $14.89 per hour.

$15,516 - $45,627
$16K
$29K
$46K
MEDIAN: $28,877
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50%
90%

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$11.16 - $19.21
$11
$15
$19
MEDIAN: $14.91
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$15,516 - $45,627  
   
Bonus
$203.47 - $2,073  
Profit Sharing
$1,965  
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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$22,985 - $40,624  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 54
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.16 - $19.21  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.17  
Overtime
$15.61 - $31.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$203.47 - $2,073  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,965  
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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$22,985 - $40,624  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 906

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,143

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Orthodontic Assistant Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Orthodontic Assistant in Shreveport:
"Advancement options."
Don't work in the dental field because it's hard work and you don't get health insurance.

Orthodontic Assistant in Easley:
"Must be able to stay calm and smile."
Take your time learning the right way to work on patients. Do not be afraid to ask for help from more experienced workers. Pay attention to your patients. Must be able to work with several coworkers as well as take instructions from the doctor.

Key Stats for Orthodontic Assistant

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 101 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
14%
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Skills That Affect Orthodontic Assistant Salaries

Order Inventory
▲4%

▲1%

National Average
$31,000

Radiology
▼1%

Patient Education
▼1%

sterilization
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 101 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 24%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
no benefits
None: 60%
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