An X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant earns an average wage of $15.37 per hour. A skill in Orthodontics is associated with high pay for this job.

$20,608 - $41,184
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MEDIAN: $36,430
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$11.65 - $21.62
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MEDIAN: $15.37
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Salary
$20,608 - $41,184  
   
Bonus
$100.00 - $5,000  
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$24,348 - $44,961  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Hourly Rate
$11.65 - $21.62  
   
Overtime
$13.40 - $29.15  
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$100.00 - $5,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$24,348 - $44,961  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 176

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Job Description for X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant

X-ray certified dental assistants work under dentists' supervision and perform x-rays which help dentists detect cavities and determine the health, structure, and growth of the teeth and jaws. Often, these assistants also provide chair-side assistance to dentists, such as operating devices like water sprays, suction devices, and retractors.

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X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant Tasks

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

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Key Stats for X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
038
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant Salaries




National Average
$32,000


Skills That Affect X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant Salaries


Oral Surgery
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National Average
$32,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
dental benefits
None: 42%
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