$20,600
Avg. Salary
$16.53
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Dental Assistant in Vancouver, Washington is $16.53 per hour.

The average pay for a Dental Assistant in Vancouver, Washington is $20,600 per year.

10%
$12.06
10%
$16.53
50%
$22.33
90%
90%
MEDIAN $16.53
10%
$0
10%
$21k
50%
$0
90%
90%
MEDIAN $20,600
$12.06 - $22.33
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MEDIAN: $16.53
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50%
90%

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Hourly Data $0$22
Hourly Rate $12.06 - $22.33
Hourly Tips $1.33
Overtime $20.50
Annual Data $0$46K
Bonus $983
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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$24,848 - $46,281
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 61

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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About Vancouver, Washington

Clark County, Washington
172,853
Male:
82,958 (48.0%)
Female:
89,895 (52.0%)
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. State of Washington. Incorporated in 1857, it is the fourth-largest city in the state, with a population of 161,791 as of April 1, 2010 census. Vancouver is the county seat of Clark County and forms part of the Portland-Vancouver metropolitan area, the 23rd-largest metropolitan area in the United States. Originally established in 1825 around Fort Vancouver, a fur trading outpost, the city is located on the Washington-Oregon border along the Columbia River, directly north of Portland. In 2005, Money magazine named it No. 91 on its list of best places in America to live. In 2015, WalletHub ranks Vancouver the 60th best place to live for families in US. Vancouver shares its name with the larger city of Vancouver in southern British Columbia, Canada, approximately 300 mi (480 km) to the north. Both cities were named after sea...
Vancouver:
$51,988
Washington:
$64,129
$1,026
Vancouver:
$227,700
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

Dental Assistant Job Listings

Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

▲12%

National Average
$34,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

▼14%

Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

National Average
$34,000

Oral Surgery
▼1%



Patient Education
▼5%

Order Inventory
▼5%

▼6%

Pediatrics
▼9%

Office Administration
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 26%