Average Entry-Level Dental Assistant with Customer Service Skills Hourly Pay in San Diego, California

$12.85
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Dental Assistant with Customer Service skills in San Diego, California is $12.85.
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$10.26
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$12.85
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$15.53
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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 $13.36 based on 35 salaries. A mid-career Dental Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.48 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.30 based on 10 salaries.
Employees with Dental Assistant in their job title in Honolulu, Hawaii earn an average of 8.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (1.2% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (0.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (10.1% less), Houston, Texas (9.5% less) and Boise, Idaho (7.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 56 survey responses.
Early Career
62.5%
Mid Career
19.6%
Experienced
17.9%