Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Dental Assistant (Certified) is $18.04
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant (Certified)s?
An entry-level Dental Assistant (Certified) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.78 based on 6 salaries. An early career Dental Assistant (Certified) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.24 based on …Read more
What Do Dental Assistant (Certified)s Do?
A certified dental assistant (CDA) is responsible for providing assistance with dental patient care. Because they work in a medical setting, certified dental assistants must have general knowledge of medical terminology. They must also be able to comply with state and national regulations regarding safety and cleanliness, such as OSHA and the American Association of Dental Boards.
In addition to taking radiographs, performing lab procedures, and instructing patients in best oral hygiene …Read more