How much does a Dental Assistant make in the United States? The average Dental Assistant salary in the United States is $37,841 as of January 20, 2020, but the range typically falls between $33,586 and $41,841. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.
Dental Assistant assists with oral surgery and other procedures under the direct supervision of a dentist. Prepares and arranges needed tools and instruments for scheduled procedures. Being a Dental Assistant hands necessary tools and equipment to the dentist and provides assistance during treatment. May record findings, change barriers, or sterilize equipment. Additionally, Dental Assistant requires an associate degree from an accredited program. Typically reports to a dentist. To be a Dental Assistant typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. May be entry level if some experience in the skill. Gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)
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What does a Dental Assistant do?
Dental Assistant in Anaheim, CA
Attend and participates in staff meetings and other staff events.
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Required to know, follow and enforce safe work practices, and be aware of company policies and procedures related to job safety, including safety rules and regulations.
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Assist clients to enroll in oral health care coverage or insurance.
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Dental Assistant in the United States. The base salary for Dental Assistant ranges from $33,586 to $41,841 with the average base salary of $37,841. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $33,706 to $42,059 with the average total cash compensation of $37,952.