Entry-Level Orthodontic Assistant Salary

An Entry-Level Orthodontic Assistant earns an average wage of $14.89 per hour.

$14,597 - $39,864
$15K
$26K
$40K
MEDIAN: $25,781
10%
50%
90%

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$11.55 - $19.41
$12
$15
$19
MEDIAN: $14.96
10%
50%
90%

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$0$40K
Salary $14,597 - $39,864
Bonus $207.50 - $2,466
Profit Sharing $1,500
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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$23,533 - $40,802
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 48
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $11.55 - $19.41
Hourly Tips $1.31
Overtime $16.27 - $30.90
Annual Data $0$40K
Bonus $207.50 - $2,466
Profit Sharing $1,500
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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$23,533 - $40,802
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 903

Orthodontic Assistant Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,245

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Orthodontic Assistant Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Orthodontic Assistant in Atlanta:
"I would have like to know about benefits plans."
Please Please make sure you have benefit plans in place.

Orthodontic Assistant in Shreveport:
"Advancement options."
Don't work in the dental field because it's hard work and you don't get health insurance.

Orthodontic Assistant in Buffalo:
"Orthodontic assisting is very fast paced and demanding."
Always pay close attention to detail, and study the doctor that you work for thoroughly. This helps to build a good relationship, and also builds up the necessary trust needed between yourself and the dr. Try to learn as much information as possible from co-workers and discover a working style that best suits you.

Orthodontic Assistant in Lawrenceville:
"Stay positive."
The key is to be a friendly coworker and have excellent patient care.

Orthodontic Assistant in Manassas:
"Keep to Yourself."
Make sure to never get too comfortable.

Orthodontic Assistant in Easley:
"Must be able to stay calm and smile."
Take your time learning the right way to work on patients. Do not be afraid to ask for help from more experienced workers. Pay attention to your patients. Must be able to work with several coworkers as well as take instructions from the doctor.

Orthodontic Assistant in Hayes:
Make sure, you are employes by a strong successful practice.

Key Stats for Orthodontic Assistant

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 123 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
12%

Skills That Affect Orthodontic Assistant Salaries

Order Inventory
▲3%

▼0%

National Average
$31,000

Radiology
▼1%

Patient Education
▼1%

sterilization
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 123 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 23%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
no benefits
None: 61%