Average Dental Assistant Hourly Pay in Seattle, Washington

$20.33
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$900
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The average hourly pay for a Dental Assistant in Seattle, Washington is $20.33.
10%
$14.44
10%
$20.33
50%
$25.92
90%
90%
MEDIAN $20.33
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $26
Bonus
$99 - $3,064
Total Pay
$29,553 - $53,935

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Job Description for Dental Assistant

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Dental Assistant. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Dental Assistant
Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFD...
Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)
Dental Office Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Dental Assistant

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

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant

An entry-level Dental Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.73 based on 7 salaries. An early career Dental Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.76 based on 56 salaries. A mid-career Dental Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.34 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.43 based on 42 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $24.
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Years of Experience

This data is based on 161 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.3%
Early Career
34.8%
Mid Career
19.9%
Experienced
26.1%
Late Career
14.9%