A Senior Dental Assistant earns an average wage of $15.25 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Expanded Duties, endodontics, and certified dental assistant.

$19,102 - $46,034
(Median)
$19K
$32K
$46K
MEDIAN: $31,822
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$10.84 - $20.94
(Median)
$11
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$19,102 - $46,034  
   
Bonus
$197.84 - $3,002  
Profit Sharing
$103.04 - $3,838  
Commission
$387.83 - $4,085  
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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$22,486 - $44,301  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Nov 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 981
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.84 - $20.94  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $7.98  
Overtime
$14.42 - $30.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$197.84 - $3,002  
   
Commission
$387.83 - $4,085  
Profit Sharing
$103.04 - $3,838  
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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$22,486 - $44,301  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Nov 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12,277
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Skills That Affect Senior Dental Assistant Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1576 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 35%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
medical benefits
Vision: 15%
dental benefits
None: 46%
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