Average Early-Career Dental Assistant Hourly Pay in Lansing, Michigan

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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Dental Assistant in Lansing, Michigan is $13.25.
MEDIAN $13.25
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $15
$0 - $700
Total Pay
$20,167 - $31,401

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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...
Dental Office Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Dental Assistant

Skills in Radiology, Instrument Control and Oral Surgery are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service and Patient Education.
Employees with Dental Assistant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 16.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (13.7% more) and Chicago, Illinois (12.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (4.3% less), San Antonio, Texas (2.6% less) and San Diego, California (0.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 5 survey responses.