Avg. Salary
$16.12
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Dental Assistant in Livonia, Michigan is $16.12 per hour.

The average pay for a Dental Assistant in Livonia, Michigan is {{pay}} per year.

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$12.26
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$16.12
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$24.47
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Hourly Data $0$24
Hourly Rate $12.26 - $24.47
Annual Data $0$50K
Bonus $350
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$25,718 - $50,418
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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 then assist the dentist in performing the operation, and do such things as handing the dentist the required tools and providing secondary support. This kind of job usually entails working one-on-one with the dentist, and requires good communication skills.

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Dental Assistant Tasks
  • Assist dentist during dental treatment procedures.
  • Maintain office records and supplies and schedule appointments.
  • Teach patients how to practice good oral hygiene.
  • Take and develop patient x-rays, including digital (if certified).
  • Sterilize instruments and equipment.

About Livonia, Michigan

Wayne County, Michigan
94,633
Male:
45,369 (47.9%)
Female:
49,264 (52.1%)
Livonia is a city in the northwest part of Wayne County in the U.S. state of Michigan. Livonia is a large suburb with an array of traditional neighborhoods (most of which were built in the 1950s and 1960s) connected to the metropolitan area by freeways. The population was 96,942 at the 2010 census, making it Michigan's ninth largest municipality. The municipality is a part of Metro Detroit, and is located approximately 15 miles (24 km) northwest of downtown Detroit, and less than two miles (3 km) from the western city limits of Detroit (Redford Township lies between the two). First settled by pioneers from New England and New York, an act by the Legislature of the Territory of Michigan established the borders of Livonia Township on March 17, 1835. The settlers brought with them the name "Livonia", a name that had already been given to Livonia, New York, Livonia, Pennsylvania and a region...
Livonia:
$72,061
Michigan:
$51,084
$975
Livonia:
$167,200
Michigan:
$137,500
2.9%

Dental Assistant Job Listings

Key Stats for Dental Assistant

1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
38%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
38%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
no benefits
None: 40%