Average Experienced Dental Assistant with Patient Education Skills Hourly Pay in Los Angeles, California

$16.64
Avg. Hourly Rate
$18,000
Bonus
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Dental Assistant with Patient Education skills in Los Angeles, California is $16.64.
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$13.35
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$16.64
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$21.85
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$13 - $22
Bonus
$0 - $18,000
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$26,670 - $52,468
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What Are Popular Skills for Dental Assistants?

Skills in Radiology, Instrument Control and Order Inventory are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service and Oral Surgery.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistants?

An early career Dental Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.23 based on 26 salaries. A mid-career Dental Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.19 based on 26 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $18.
Employees with Dental Assistant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 38.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Austin, Texas (22.3% more) and New York, New York (19.1% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 59 survey responses.
Early Career
44.1%
Mid Career
44.1%
Late Career
11.9%