Average Dental Assistant Hourly Pay in San Diego, California

$14.99
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$12.08
MEDIAN
$14.99
90%
$19.23

The average hourly pay for a Dental Assistant is $14.99

Hourly Rate
$12 - $19
Bonus
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$25k - $41k
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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
94.9%
Male
5.1%
This data is based on 59 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

34%

Dental

29%

Vision

18%

None

60%