For Entry-Level X-Ray Certified Dental Assistants, hourly average wages total $13.09 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to about one in four, and approximately one-half earn dental coverage. For the most part, Entry-Level X-Ray Certified Dental Assistants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$10.09 - $16.77
(Median)
$10
$13
$17
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$10.09 - $16.77  
   
Overtime
$19.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$600  
   
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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$21,162 - $35,652  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 82
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X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant in Jacksonville:
"Wish I had gone on to become a dental hygienist."
Go on to get your degree in dental hygiene if you want to stay in dentistry.

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Skills That Affect X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant Salaries

Orthodontics
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Oral Surgery
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Office Administration
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Radiology
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National Average
$28,000

Pediatrics
up arrow 4%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 25%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
medical benefits
Vision: 7%
dental benefits
None: 45%
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