$35,761
Avg. Salary
$18.23
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$650

Bonus

$1,050

Profit Sharing

$300

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Dental Assistant (Registered) is $18.23 per hour.

The average pay for a Dental Assistant (Registered) is $35,761 per year.

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MEDIAN $35,761
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MEDIAN: $35,761
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$0$52K
Salary $23,550 - $50,807
Bonus $194 - $3,005
Profit Sharing $101 - $6,040
Commission $300
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,761 - $52,468
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 58
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $13.30 - $24.99
Overtime $18.31 - $37.12
Annual Data $0$52K
Bonus $194 - $3,005
Commission $300
Profit Sharing $101 - $6,040
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,761 - $52,468
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,000

Job Description for Dental Assistant (Registered)

Registered dental assistants work in dental practices and assist dentists with their procedures. These assistants may carry out a variety of duties under the dentist's supervision, such as cleaning teeth and initial patient interviews to understand their history and what services are needed. They may also be responsible for cleaning and sterilizing equipment and preparing trays with the necessary tools. They must keep the dental service area clean and presentable at all times, and may work with all age groups and patients who may be uncomfortable with dental procedures. As such, they should be able to calm patients and explain procedures to help them feel at ease, and strong communication skills are beneficial to work well with both patients and other dentists.

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Dental Assistant (Registered) Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant (Registered)

Pay by Experience for a Dental Assistant (Registered) has a positive trend. An entry-level Dental Assistant (Registered) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 8 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dental Assistant (Registered) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant (Registered) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 9 salaries. A Dental Assistant (Registered) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 6 salaries.

Dental Assistant (Registered) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Dental Assistant (Registered)?

Dental Assistant (Registered) in Los Angeles:
"My home town."
Pros: More opportunity in and surrounding cities
Cons: comute to and from

Dental Assistant (Registered) in Austin:
"I love Austin!"
Pros: Love meeting/helping people
Cons: pay, no insurance offered, commute

Dental Assistant (Registered) in Siloam Springs:
"Great."
Pros: Great small town feel.
Cons: Not a lot of job opportunities.

Dental Assistant (Registered) in Walnut Creek:
"Nice city to work in."
Pros: How clean and maintained it is
Cons: My commute

Dental Assistant (Registered) in Huntington Beach:
"Good environment."
Pros: People are friendly. My co-workers are easy to work with.
Cons: The commute is really bad especially in the afternoon.

Dental Assistant (Registered) in Grand Rapids:
"I should keep learning."
Expect to learn alot more, and try hard to please the Dr.

Dental Assistant (Registered) in Orange:
"Orange County World."
Pros: Lots to do in the area. Friendly people. Mostly safe neighborhoods. Great weather. Many parks.
Cons: Highly populated. High cost of living.

Key Stats for Dental Assistant (Registered)

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 222 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Dental Assistant (Registered) Salaries

Experienced
▲19%

Late-Career
▲17%

National Average
$38,000

Mid-Career
▼7%

Entry-Level
▼32%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 222 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
no benefits
None: 53%