The average hourly pay for a Dental Assistant Lead with Patient Education skills is $18.72.
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Job Description for Dental Assistant Lead
Lead dental assistants work with other dental assistants in a large practice or clinic. They are expected to handle all regular duties assigned to other dental assistants, but also handle supervisory and administrative tasks, such as developing staff schedules and handling time-off requests. They may also oversee aspects of customer service and handle patients' suggestions, feedback, and complaints. The lead assistant also acts as a go-between for dentists and dental assistants and shares feedba…Read more
Dental Assistant Lead Tasks
- Assist dentist during dental treatment procedures.
- Leads team in the dental services of the department.
- Monitor and prioritize workflow of the dental assistants.
- Maintain office records and supplies and schedule appointments.
- Teach patients how to practice good oral hygiene.
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Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Inventory Management and OSHA Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Training, Team Leadership and Order Inventory.
Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant Lead
An early career Dental Assistant Lead with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.50 based on 26 salaries. A mid-career Dental Assistant Lead with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.17 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant Lead with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.61 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
Years of Experience
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