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X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant Salary

An X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant earns an average wage of $14.40 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Pediatrics and Orthodontics.
$19,697 - $45,967
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$30K
$46K
MEDIAN: $30,077
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$10.13 - $19.82
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$19,697 - $45,967  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,350  
Profit Sharing
$391.49 - $3,064  
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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$21,109 - $42,084  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 62
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.13 - $19.82  
   
Overtime
$5.86 - $28.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,350  
   
Profit Sharing
$391.49 - $3,064  
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).
)
$21,109 - $42,084  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 931
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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.

Common Career Paths for X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant


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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

Pediatrics
up arrow 12%

Orthodontics
up arrow 11%

Oral Surgery
up arrow 9%

Office Administration
up arrow 7%

Radiology
up arrow 3%

National Average
$30,000

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 80 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 34% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 10% employee benefits None: 39%