X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant Salary

An X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant earns an average wage of $15.20 per hour. A skill in Orthodontics is associated with high pay for this job.

$20,134 - $47,678
$20K
$30K
$48K
MEDIAN: $30,017
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50%
90%

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$11.93 - $21.27
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MEDIAN: $15.93
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$0$47K
Salary $20,134 - $47,678
Bonus $99.67 - $5,817
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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$24,727 - $44,579
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $11.93 - $21.27
Hourly Tips $1.00
Overtime $13.28 - $27.70
Annual Data $0$44K
Bonus $99.67 - $5,817
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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$24,727 - $44,579
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 179

Job Description for X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant

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.

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X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant Tasks

  • Assist dentist during dental treatment procedures.
  • Take and develop patient x-rays, including digital.
  • Maintain office records and supplies and schedule appointments.
  • Teach patients how to practice good oral hygiene.
  • Sterilize instruments and equipment.

Common Career Paths for X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant


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X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant Job Listings

Popular Skills for X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant

Pay by Experience Level for X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant

Pay by Experience for an X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 88 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 30 salaries. An experienced X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 46 salaries. An X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 34 salaries.

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Key Stats for X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant Salaries

▲21%

▲12%

▲11%

National Average
$33,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant Salaries

▲23%

Oral Surgery
▲6%


▼0%

National Average
$33,000

▼7%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 39%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
no benefits
None: 44%