Entry-Level X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant Salary

Pay for Entry-Level X-Ray Certified Dental Assistants sits in the ballpark of $13.17 per hour. Slightly less than a third report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a little less than one-half collect dental insurance. The majority of Entry-Level X-Ray Certified Dental Assistants claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$10.19 - $16.91
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$13
$17
MEDIAN: $13.17
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$10.19 - $16.91  
   
Overtime
$13.09 - $21.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$800  
   
Total Pay (?
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$21,398 - $35,682  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 87
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X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant Advice

Q: 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.

Key Stats for X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
6%
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Skills That Affect X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant Salaries

Orthodontics
▲16%

Oral Surgery
▲9%

Radiology
▲3%

Office Administration
▲1%

National Average
$28,000

Pediatrics
▼4%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 29%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
dental benefits
None: 45%
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