Average Dental Assistant Hourly Pay in Sterling Heights, Michigan

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The average hourly pay for a Dental Assistant in Sterling Heights, Michigan is $16.66.
MEDIAN $16.66
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $20
$0 - $700
Total Pay
$27,227 - $41,772

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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 how common a path is.
Dental Assistant
Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFD...
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Dental Assistant Job Listings

Popular Skills for Dental Assistant

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

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 $13.91 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.31 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Dental Assistant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 2.4% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (16.9% less), San Diego, California (14.2% less) and Los Angeles, California (14.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 12 survey responses.
Early Career