Average Dental Assistant Hourly Pay in New York, New York

$17.14
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The average hourly pay for a Dental Assistant in New York, New York is $17.14.
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$12.09
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$17.14
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$24.70
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MEDIAN $17.14
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $25
Total Pay
$25,180 - $50,897

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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 Patient Education, Customer Service, Radiology 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 $13.76 based on 15 salaries. An early career Dental Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.41 based on 89 salaries. A mid-career Dental Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.33 based on 61 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.34 based on 49 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $23.
Employees with Dental Assistant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 18.6% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (18.9% less), Los Angeles, California (16.3% less) and Houston, Texas (13.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 246 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.1%
Early Career
36.2%
Mid Career
24.8%
Experienced
19.9%
Late Career
13.0%