Average Experienced Dental Assistant Hourly Pay in Denver, Colorado

$21.54
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$2,000
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Dental Assistant in Denver, Colorado is $21.54.
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$17.21
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$21.54
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$26.15
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Hourly Rate
$17 - $26
Bonus
$1,277 - $4,578
Total Pay
$32,388 - $56,114
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Job Description for Dental Assistant

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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Popular Skills for Dental Assistant

Skills in Radiology, Oral Surgery, Order Inventory and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $14.50 based on 10 salaries. An early career Dental Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.53 based on 64 salaries. A mid-career Dental Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.45 based on 34 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.
Employees with Dental Assistant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 9.4% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (21.5% less), Las Vegas, Nevada (15.7% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (14.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 125 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.0%
Early Career
51.2%
Mid Career
27.2%
Late Career
13.6%