Dental Assistant in Los Angeles Salary

A Dental Assistant in Los Angeles, California earns an average wage of $13.43 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Order Inventory is associated with high pay for this job.

$10.23 - $18.75
$10
$13
$19
MEDIAN: $13.27
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Hourly Data $0$20
Hourly Rate $10.23 - $18.75
Overtime $18.00
Annual Data $0$38K
Bonus $500
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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$21,127 - $38,897
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 58

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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

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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 $25,000 based on 44 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 $30,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 17 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 $34,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

▲21%

Late-Career
▲21%

▲7%

National Average
$28,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries


Periodontics
▲9%

Office Administration
▲6%


▲4%

▼0%

▼0%

National Average
$28,000

▼1%




Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
no benefits
None: 52%
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