Average Dental Assistant Hourly Pay

£8.47
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£600
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The average hourly pay for a Dental Assistant is £8.47.
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£6.87
10%
£8.47
50%
£12.45
90%
90%
MEDIAN £8.47
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Hourly Rate
£7 - £12
Bonus
£393 - £990
Total Pay
£14,516 - £26,619

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Job Description for Dental Assistant

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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant

An entry-level Dental Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £7.92 based on 26 salaries. An early career Dental Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £8.28 based on 22 salaries. A mid-career Dental Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £8.79 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £10.49 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £9.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 90 survey responses.
Entry Level
28.9%
Early Career
24.4%
Mid Career
12.2%
Experienced
21.1%
Late Career
13.3%