X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant Salary (United States)

An X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant earns an average wage of $14.29 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Office Administration and Pediatrics. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant Total Pay (?
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$19,423 - $41,192
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MEDIAN: $29,300
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X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant Total Pay (?
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$10.08 - $19.69
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$19,423 - $41,192  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,498  
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $3,200  
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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$20,993 - $41,700  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,426
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.08 - $19.69  
   
Overtime
$10.85 - $28.89  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,498  
   
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $3,200  
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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$20,993 - $41,700  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,426
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Job Description for X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant

  • Teach patients how to practice good oral hygiene.
  • Sterilize instruments and equipment.
  • Maintain office records and supplies and schedule appointments.
  • Assist dentist during dental treatment procedures.
  • Take and develop patient x-rays, including digital.

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Pay by Experience Level for X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$30,000

Skills That Affect X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant Salaries

Office Administration
up arrow 13%
Pediatrics
up arrow 13%
Oral Surgery
up arrow 8%
Orthodontics
up arrow 7%
Radiology
up arrow 4%
National Average
$30,000
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 93 votes.

Gender

Female
97%
female alumni
 
Male
3%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 35% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 10% employee benefits None: 39%
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