An Experienced Dental Assistant earns an average wage of $16.98 per hour.
Experienced Dental Assistant Total Pay (?
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$21,928 - $45,625
(Median)
22K
28K
34K
40K
46K
MEDIAN: $33,518
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Experienced Dental Assistant Total Pay (?
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$13.20 - $21.51
(Median)
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22
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$21,928 - $45,625  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,519  
Profit Sharing
$206.85 - $3,878  
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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$27,190 - $45,761  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,838
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.20 - $21.51  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $31.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,519  
   
Profit Sharing
$206.85 - $3,878  
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).
)
$27,190 - $45,761  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,838
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Pay Difference By Location
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Austin
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Denver
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Fort Worth
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Cincinnati
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Albuquerque
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Indianapolis
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Chicago
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Columbus
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National Average
$36,000
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Tulsa
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Skills That Affect Experienced Dental Assistant Salaries

Periodontics
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Oral Surgery
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Dental assistant
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Office Administration
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Order Inventory
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Orthodontics
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Instrument Control
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Patient Education
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Customer Service
0%
Pediatrics
0%
Radiology
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National Average
$36,000
Spanish Language
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Gender
Female
98%
female alumni
 
Male
2%
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Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 34% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 10% employee benefits None: 39%
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