Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for an X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant is $17.35
What is the Pay by Experience Level for X-Ray Certified Dental Assistants?
An entry-level X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.47 based on 13 salaries. An early career X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.10 …Read more
What Do X-Ray Certified Dental Assistants Do?
X-ray certified dental assistants work under dentists' supervision and perform x-rays which help dentists detect cavities and determine the health, structure, and growth of the teeth and jaws. Often, these assistants also provide chair-side assistance to dentists, such as operating devices like water sprays, suction devices, and retractors.
Prior to appointments, dental assistants will have mixed compounds and prepared a tray of tools that will be needed. They must also make sure that their …Read more