Average Dental Assistant Hourly Pay

$16.96
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$12.64
MEDIAN
$16.96
90%
$23.01

The average hourly pay for a Dental Assistant is $16.96

Hourly Rate
$13 - $23
Bonus
$139 - $3k
Profit Sharing
$201 - $4k
Commission
$88 - $5k
Total Pay
$26k - $48k
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Job Satisfaction for Dental Assistant

3.8 out of 5
(2,066)
Highly Satisfied
214Reviews
Based on 2,066 responses, the job of Dental Assistant has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.82 out of 5. On average, Dental Assistants are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
95.0%
Male
4.6%
Prefer to self-define
0.4%
This data is based on 5,990 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

35%

Dental

25%

Vision

18%

None

62%