Dental Assistant in Raleigh, North Carolina Salary

A Dental Assistant in Raleigh, North Carolina earns an average wage of $18.27 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Order Inventory, Periodontics, and Patient Education.

$12.42 - $24.44
$12
$19
$24
MEDIAN: $19.49
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50%
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Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $12.42 - $24.44
Overtime $36.00
Annual Data $0$50K
Bonus $1,400
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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$25,213 - $50,483
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

About Raleigh, North Carolina

Wake County, North Carolina
451,949
Male:
219,184 (48.5%)
Female:
232,765 (51.5%)
Raleigh (/ˈrɑːli/; RAH-lee) is the capital of the state of North Carolina, the seat of Wake County in the United States. Raleigh is known as the "City of Oaks" for its many oak trees, which line the streets in the heart of the city. The city covers a land area of 142.8 square miles (370 km2). The U.S. Census Bureau estimated the city's population as 451,066 as of July 1, 2015. It is also one of the fastest-growing cities in the country. The city of Raleigh is named after Sir Walter Raleigh, who established the lost Roanoke Colony in present-day Dare County. Raleigh is home to North Carolina State University and is part of the Research Triangle area, together with Durham (home of Duke University) and Chapel Hill (home of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill). The "Triangle" nickname originated after the 1959 creation of the Research Triangle Park, located...
Raleigh:
$56,910
North Carolina:
$47,830
$970
Raleigh:
$226,500
North Carolina:
$160,100
3.4%

Dental Assistant Job Listings

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 $30,000 based on 18 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 $42,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 7 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 $40,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
4%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲20%

Mid-Career
▲5%

▲1%

National Average
$40,000

▼24%

Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Order Inventory
▲4%

Periodontics
▲1%

National Average
$40,000


Oral Surgery
▼2%

Pediatrics
▼3%


▼13%

Customer Service
▼13%

Office Administration
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
4%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 42%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
no benefits
None: 42%