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Average Dental Assistant (Registered) Hourly Pay

$18.92
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$590
Bonus
$300
Commission
$1,200
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The average hourly pay for a Dental Assistant (Registered) is $18.92.
10%
$13.83
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$18.92
90%
$25.51
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $26
Bonus
$195 - $2,985
Profit Sharing
$200 - $5,000
Commission
$0 - $300
Total Pay
$28,957 - $53,629
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What Do Dental Assistant (Registered)s Do?

Job Satisfaction for Dental Assistant (Registered)

3.8 out of 5
(308)
Highly Satisfied
16Reviews

Popular Employer Salaries for Dental Assistant (Registered)

The top respondents for the job title Dental Assistant (Registered) are from the companies DDS Inc., Pacific Dental Services Incorporated and Family Dental. Reported salaries are highest at Altamed where the average pay is $20.72. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include DDS Inc., earning around $20.00. Family Dental pays the lowest at around $15.00. Pacific Dental Services Incorporated also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $17.63.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Dental Assistant (Registered)s?

Skills in Patient Education, Order Inventory, Scheduling and Oral Surgery are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Radiology.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant (Registered)s?

An entry-level Dental Assistant (Registered) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.19 based on 58 salaries. An early career Dental Assistant (Registered) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.68 based on 439 salaries. A mid-career Dental Assistant (Registered) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.05 based on 342 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant (Registered) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.74 based on 358 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $23.
Employees with Dental Assistant (Registered) in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 31.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (7.2% more) and Los Angeles, California (5.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (23.1% less), Riverside, California (9.2% less) and Austin, Texas (2.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,509 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.8%
Early Career
29.1%
Mid Career
22.7%
Experienced
23.7%
Late Career
20.7%