Dental Assistant (Certified) in Toronto, Ontario Salary (Canada)

A Dental Assistant (Certified) in Toronto, Ontario earns an average wage of C$20.12 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

C$16.27 - C$23.34
C$16
C$20
C$23
MEDIAN: C$20.09
10%
50%
90%
Hourly Data C$0C$31
Hourly Rate C$16.27 - C$23.34
Overtime C$31.50
Annual Data C$0C$48K
Bonus C$500
Total Pay (?
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C$33,401 - C$48,515
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 50

Job Description for Dental Assistant (Certified)

A certified dental assistant (CDA) is responsible for providing assistance with dental patient care. Because they work in a medical setting, certified dental assistants must have general knowledge of medical terminology. They must also be able to comply with state and national regulations regarding safety and cleanliness, such as OSHA and the American Association of Dental Boards.

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Dental Assistant (Certified) 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 (Certified) Job Listings

Key Stats for Dental Assistant (Certified)

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Dental Assistant (Certified) Salaries

Experienced
▲9%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
C$42,000

Entry-Level
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental: 19%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 81%