Average Dental Assistant Hourly Pay in San Francisco, California

$22.00
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$15.56
MEDIAN
$22
90%
$28.38

The average hourly pay for a Dental Assistant is $22.00

Hourly Rate
$16 - $28
Bonus
$0 - $350
Total Pay
$32k - $58k
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What Do Dental Assistants Do?

Dental Assistant Tasks
  • Take and develop patient x-rays, including digital (if certified).
  • Sterilize instruments and equipment.
  • Teach patients how to practice good oral hygiene.
  • Assist dentist during dental treatment procedures.
  • Maintain office records and supplies and schedule appointments.
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Gender Breakdown

Female
92.3%
Male
7.7%
This data is based on 13 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

43%

Dental

38%

Vision

14%

None

57%