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Orthodontic Assistant Salary

$42,229 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$726

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 20, 2019

The average pay for an Orthodontic Assistant is $42,229 a year and $20 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Orthodontic Assistant is between $31,490 and $51,167. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Orthodontic Assistant. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Assists Orthodontist during examination and treatment of patients.
  • Prepares patient, sterilizes and disinfects instruments, arranges instrument trays, and prepares materials.
  • Takes and records medical and dental histories and vital signs of patient.
Orthodontic Assistant Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Dental Assistants

Job family population: 341,060

Estimated population of Orthodontic Assistant jobs: 156,529

Rate of error: 0.9%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$48,956
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Orthodontic Assistant Job Listings for United States

Orthodontic Assistant
Nov 15
Columbia, SC, USA
Find Great People
Great client in Lexington area looking to add an experienced Orthodontic Assistant to their team. An ideal candidate will be a self starter with previous experience. Job Requirements * Must have ...
Dental/Orthodontic Assistant
Nov 19
Waukegan, IL, USA
Kaspers Orthodontics
Our Northbrook orthodontic Office seeks a full-time assistant to join our team. Experience is preferred, but we will train the right person. Office Location: Northbrook Duties Include: * Assisting ...
Orthodontic Assistant
Nov 13
Los Angeles, CA, USA
RFO
Private orthodontic specialty practice in Northeast Los Angeles looking to hire a part-time registered dental assistant (RDA) or orthodontic assistant (OA). We are growing and looking to add an ...
Orthodontic Assistant (21503)
Nov 12
Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
TalentCare
Set your sights on advancing your Orthodontic Assistant career with an organization that offers great scheduling, a fantastic work atmosphere and the chance to hone your craft. At Smile Doctors, we ...
Orthodontic Assistant (21467)
Nov 6
Apple Valley, MN, USA
TalentCare
Set your sights on advancing your Orthodontic Assistant career with an organization that offers great scheduling, a fantastic work atmosphere and the chance to hone your craft. We believe in setting ...

The average pay for an Orthodontic Assistant is $42,229 a year and $20 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Orthodontic Assistant is between $31,490 and $51,167. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Orthodontic Assistant. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Orthodontic Assistant
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Great client in Lexington area looking to add an experienced Orthodontic Assistant to their team. An ideal candidate will be a self starter with previous experience. Job Requirements * Must have ...
Dental/Orthodontic Assistant
Nov 19
Waukegan, IL, USA
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Our Northbrook orthodontic Office seeks a full-time assistant to join our team. Experience is preferred, but we will train the right person. Office Location: Northbrook Duties Include: * Assisting ...
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