A Dental Assistant in Chicago, Illinois earns an average wage of $14.33 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Periodontics and Order Inventory. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Dental Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$21,068 - $46,095
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MEDIAN: $30,000
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Dental Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$9.19 - $19.40
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$21,068 - $46,095  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $803  
Total Pay (?
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$20,063 - $41,488  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 77
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.19 - $19.40  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $24.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $803  
   
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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$20,063 - $41,488  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 77
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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant in Chicago, Illinois
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Dental Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%
Experienced
up arrow 21%
Mid-Career
up arrow 10%
National Average
$30,000

Skills That Affect Dental Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Order Inventory
up arrow 12%
Periodontics
up arrow 12%
Oral Surgery
up arrow 9%
Office Administration
up arrow 7%
Orthodontics
up arrow 3%
Instrument Control
up arrow 1%
National Average
$30,000
Radiology
up arrow 1%
Customer Service
up arrow 4%
Spanish Language
up arrow 8%
Pediatrics
up arrow 10%
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 6 votes.
Gender
Female
95%
female alumni
 
Male
5%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 28% dental benefits Dental: 31%
vision benefits Vision: 5% employee benefits None: 49%
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