An X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant earns an average wage of $14.18 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Pediatrics and Office Administration. 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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$19,487 - $40,863
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MEDIAN: $29,423
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X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant Total Pay (?
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$10.10 - $19.48
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$19,487 - $40,863  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,242  
Profit Sharing
$255.32 - $3,135  
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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$21,044 - $41,245  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,774
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.10 - $19.48  
   
Overtime
$10.78 - $28.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,242  
   
Profit Sharing
$255.32 - $3,135  
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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$21,044 - $41,245  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,774
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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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Experience Affects X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$30,000

Skills That Affect X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant Salaries

Pediatrics
up arrow 14%
Office Administration
up arrow 12%
Oral Surgery
up arrow 5%
Orthodontics
up arrow 5%
Radiology
up arrow 2%
National Average
$30,000
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 1%
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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
19%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 36% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 10% employee benefits None: 39%
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