Dental Assistant (Certified) with Orthodontics Skills Salary (Canada)

The average pay for a Dental Assistant (Certified) with Orthodontics skills is C$22.82 per hour.

C$18.89 - C$28.31
C$19
C$23
C$28
MEDIAN: C$23.24
10%
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90%
Hourly Data C$0C$38
Hourly Rate C$18.89 - C$28.31
Overtime C$36.40
Annual Data C$0C$59K
Bonus C$1,200
Profit Sharing C$5,000
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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C$38,799 - C$59,871
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 85

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

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant (Certified)

Pay by Experience for a Dental Assistant (Certified) has a positive trend. An entry-level Dental Assistant (Certified) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$40,000 based on 12 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dental Assistant (Certified) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$47,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant (Certified) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$48,000 based on 20 salaries. A Dental Assistant (Certified) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$52,000 based on 15 salaries.

Key Stats for Dental Assistant (Certified)

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
27%

Experience Affects Dental Assistant (Certified) Salaries

Late-Career
▲7%

National Average
C$49,000

Experienced
▼1%

Mid-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 27%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 44%