Average Dental Assistant Hourly Pay in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$14.90
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The average hourly pay for a Dental Assistant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $14.90.
10%
$11.22
10%
$14.90
50%
$19.93
90%
90%
MEDIAN $14.90
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $20
Bonus
$99 - $23,672
Total Pay
$24,059 - $42,702

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

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant

An entry-level Dental Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.06 based on 11 salaries. An early career Dental Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.69 based on 47 salaries. A mid-career Dental Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.78 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.41 based on 24 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.
Employees with Dental Assistant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 15.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (7.7% more) and Phoenix, Arizona (7.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (6.7% less), Los Angeles, California (3.7% less) and Houston, Texas (0.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 111 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.9%
Early Career
42.3%
Mid Career
12.6%
Experienced
21.6%
Late Career
13.5%