Average Dental Assistant Hourly Pay

$16.62
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$12.31
MEDIAN
$16.62
90%
$22.63

The average hourly pay for a Dental Assistant is $16.62

Hourly Rate
$12 - $23
Bonus
$144 - $3k
Profit Sharing
$199 - $4k
Commission
$73 - $3k
Total Pay
$26k - $48k
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Job Satisfaction for Dental Assistant

3.8 out of 5
(2,401)
Highly Satisfied
209Reviews
Based on 2,401 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
95.1%
Male
4.6%
Prefer to self-define
0.3%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

34%

Dental

28%

Vision

17%

None

60%