Dental Assistant with Oral Surgery Skills Salary

The average Dental Assistant with Oral Surgery skills earns approximately $16.03 per hour. The range in cash compensation to Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills ($25K to $46K) includes potential earnings of $3K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. This group's pay is mainly influenced by the company, followed by geography and years of experience. Over a third receive medical and dental insurance and about one in six get vision plans. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$19,544 - $46,839
$20K
$32K
$47K
MEDIAN: $32,321
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50%
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$11.99 - $21.66
$12
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $16.18
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$0$46K
Salary $19,544 - $46,839
Bonus $201.99 - $3,145
Profit Sharing $202.73 - $3,030
Commission $2,000
Total Pay (?
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$24,899 - $45,869
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 189
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $11.99 - $21.66
Hourly Tips $1.48
Overtime $14.66 - $31.34
Annual Data $0$45K
Bonus $201.99 - $3,145
Commission $2,000
Profit Sharing $202.73 - $3,030
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,899 - $45,869
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,986

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Popular Employer Salaries for Dental Assistant


Many Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills can be found at Dental Group Ltd, Aspen Dental, Heartland Dental Care, Family Dental Care, and Family Dental, firms that are at the top of the field. Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills flock to Heartland Dental Corporation for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $42K lead the pack in compensation. Those in search of high salaries should also consider Dr. B, Family Dental Care, and Comfort Dental, top-paying firms where Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills rake in a solid $37K, $37K, or $35K, respectively.

Workers also receive paychecks lighter than average at Greenberg Dental ($25K), Western Dental Services, Inc. ($25K), and DDS Inc. ($27K).

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Dental Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Dental Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 1,437 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dental Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 856 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 818 salaries. A Dental Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 434 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $33,988

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills, Seattle provides a pay rate that is 28 percent greater than the national average. Dental Assistants with Oral Surgery skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Denver (+17 percent), Austin (+14 percent), Atlanta (+10 percent), and New York (+6 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 14 percent south of the national average, can be found in Los Angeles. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Tucson (10 percent less) and San Antonio (8 percent less).

Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 708 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲19%

▲11%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$34,000

▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 708 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 35%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
no benefits
None: 48%
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