The average hourly pay for a Dental Assistant at Comfort Dental is $14.57.
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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
Popular Employer Salaries for Dental Assistant
The top respondents for the job title Dental Assistant are from the companies Aspen Dental, Dental Group Ltd and Family Dental. Reported salaries are highest at Dental Group Ltd where the average pay is $17.26. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Dr. B and Gentle Dental, earning around $16.17 and $15.84, respectively. Aspen Dental pays the lowest at around $13.44. Pediatric Dental and Family Dental also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $15.00 and $15.45, respectively.
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Skills in Patient Education, Customer Service and Order Inventory are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Instrument Control and Radiology.
Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant
An early career Dental Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.53 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.82 based on 7 salaries.
Years of Experience
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