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Average Dental Assistant with Oral Surgery Skills Hourly Pay in Atlanta, Georgia

$18.50
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$500
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The average hourly pay for a Dental Assistant with Oral Surgery skills in Atlanta, Georgia is $18.50.
10%
$13.40
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$18.50
90%
$24.82
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$13 - $25
Bonus
$0 - $500
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$30,536 - $52,890
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What Do Dental Assistants Do?

Dental Assistant Tasks
  • Take and develop patient x-rays, including digital (if certified).
  • Sterilize instruments and equipment.
  • Teach patients how to practice good oral hygiene.
  • Assist dentist during dental treatment procedures.
  • Maintain office records and supplies and schedule appointments.

Career Paths

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Dental Assistant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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What Are Popular Skills for Dental Assistants?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Order Inventory, Patient Education, Instrument Control, Customer Service and Radiology.

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 $16.55 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Dental Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.11 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.50 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.
Employees with Dental Assistant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 19.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (11.0% more) and New York, New York (3.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (20.8% less), Los Angeles, California (15.3% less) and Houston, Texas (13.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 37 survey responses.
Early Career
32.4%
Mid Career
21.6%
Experienced
24.3%
Late Career
21.6%