PennWell Dental Community
Here is your first look at the annual Dental Assisting Digest salary survey. We asked dental assistants around the country to tell us about the salaries and benefits and, so far, 820 have responded. Here is a quick overview of the responses.
The most common hourly salary figures across the country range from $18-$20 (very similar to years past).
When did you last receive a raise?
Within the last year ... 44.7%
More than a year ago ... 55.3%
Do you think you receive raises from your employer(s) at fair intervals?
Yes ... 41.7%
No ... 58.3%
Would you recommend dental assisting as a profession?
Yes ... 73.9%
No ... 8.5%
Unsure ... 18.8%
Look for a complete breakdown of the stats and figures in the October edition of Dental Assisting Digest, scheduled to be deployed on October 28.