Average Dental Assistant Hourly Pay in Boston, Massachusetts

$20.48
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The average hourly pay for a Dental Assistant in Boston, Massachusetts is $20.48.
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$14.62
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$20.48
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$25.99
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90%
MEDIAN $20.48
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $26
Total Pay
$30,823 - $54,591

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Job Description for Dental Assistant

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Dental Assistant. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Dental Assistant
Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFD...
Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)
Dental Office Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Dental Assistant

Skills in Oral Surgery are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Order Inventory, Patient Education, Instrument Control and Radiology.

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant

An early career Dental Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.47 based on 35 salaries. A mid-career Dental Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.61 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.99 based on 21 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (32.7% less), Los Angeles, California (29.0% less) and Houston, Texas (27.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 100 survey responses.
Early Career
35.0%
Mid Career
21.0%
Experienced
21.0%
Late Career
23.0%