A Dental Assistant earns an average salary of AED 86,944 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

AED 48,834 - AED 145,211
AED 49K
AED 87K
AED 150K
MEDIAN: AED 86,944
10%
50%
90%
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Salary AED 48,834 - AED 145,211
Bonus AED 5,000
Profit Sharing AED 400
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AED 48,813 - AED 147,365
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 19 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 149

Job Description for Dental Assistant

A dental assistant's duties include hands-on work with dental patients, assisting the dentist, and/or performing clerical functions in a dental clinic. Depending on an individual’s certification and goals, any of these are possible job tasks. If an individual would like hands-on work in the dentist’s office, their duties may include prepping the patient for a particular operation; this particular duty would involve knowledge of the teeth and most dental procedures. The dental assistant would then assist the dentist in performing the operation, and do such things as handing the dentist the required tools and providing secondary support. This kind of job usually entails working one-on-one with the dentist, and requires good communication skills.

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Dental Assistant Tasks

  • Assist dentist during dental treatment procedures.
  • Maintain office records and supplies and schedule appointments.
  • Teach patients how to practice good oral hygiene.
  • Take and develop patient x-rays, including digital (if certified).
  • Sterilize instruments and equipment.

Dental Assistant Pay By Employer

$0$51K

Aspen Dental
91 profiles
$27,584

Dental Group Ltd
64 profiles
$33,913

$31,715

Family Dental
47 profiles
$31,501

$33,218

DDS Inc.
29 profiles
$32,439

Pediatric Dental
28 profiles
$28,874

Comfort Dental
26 profiles
$27,298

Gentle Dental
26 profiles
$29,220

Dr. B
24 profiles
$36,790

Dental Assistant Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Dental Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Dental Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AED 83,000 based on 87 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dental Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AED 90,000 based on 66 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AED 101,000 based on 24 salaries. A Dental Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AED 124,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AED 88,179

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

▲40%

▲14%

▲2%

National Average
AED 88,000

▼6%

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 15%