Sterilization Assistant, Dental Salary

The average wage for a Sterilization Assistant, Dental is $12.06 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$8.95 - $16.45
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$12
$16
MEDIAN: $12.06
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.95 - $16.45  
   
Overtime
$21.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$500  
   
Total Pay (?
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$18,674 - $34,705  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 38

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Job Description for Sterilization Assistant, Dental

A dental sterilization assistant career will prove to be challenging and rewarding. As a sterilization assistant, you will be responsible for the proper cleaning of the various tools of the dental trade. Failure to properly sterilize the dental instruments could result in a patient developing a serious infection.

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Sterilization Assistant, Dental Tasks

  • Clean and disinfect operating rooms.
  • Oversee infection control to meet OSHA and CDC standards.
  • Sterilize and disinfect dental instruments.

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Key Stats for Sterilization Assistant, Dental

Less than 1 year
26%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Sterilization Assistant, Dental Salaries

Experienced
▲23%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
26%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
no benefits
None: 35%