The average hourly pay for a Dental Assistant with Order Inventory skills in Lansing, Michigan is $16.58.
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Job Description for Dental Assistant
A dental assistant's duties include hands-on work with dental patients, assisting the dentist, and/or performing clerical functions in a dental clinic. Depending on an individual’s certification and goals, any of these are possible job tasks. If an individual would like hands-on work in the dentist’s office, their duties may include prepping the patient for a particular operation; this particular duty would involve knowledge of the teeth and most dental procedures. The dental assistant would the…Read more
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Skills that pay less than market rate include Oral Surgery, Customer Service, Patient Education, Instrument Control and Radiology.
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Employees with Dental Assistant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 24.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (5.3% more) and Phoenix, Arizona (2.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (8.1% less), San Antonio, Texas (6.0% less) and Los Angeles, California (4.2% less).