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Orthodontic assistant salary in United States

How much does an Orthodontic Assistant make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $21.54
Low $16.00
High $29.01
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a orthodontic assistant is $21.54 per hour in the United States. 9.5k salaries reported, updated at September 27, 2023

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Top companies for Orthodontic Assistants in United States

  1. Children & Family Dentistry & Braces
    42 reviews24 salaries reported
    $27.63per hour
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Highest paying cities for Orthodontic Assistants near United States

  1. San Diego, CA
    $24.58 per hour
    218 salaries reported
  2. Los Angeles, CA
    $24.33 per hour
    96 salaries reported
  3. Dallas, TX
    $20.99 per hour
    27 salaries reported
  1. Phoenix, AZ
    $20.79 per hour
    64 salaries reported
  2. Jacksonville, FL
    $19.96 per hour
    26 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $19.91 per hour
    48 salaries reported
  1. Las Vegas, NV
    $19.25 per hour
    38 salaries reported
  2. Albuquerque, NM
    $17.49 per hour
    23 salaries reported
  3. Pensacola, FL
    $17.02 per hour
    6 salaries reported
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Where can an Orthodontic Assistant earn more?

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Most common benefits for Orthodontic Assistants

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 67 ratings

46% of Orthodontic Assistants in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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Common questions about salaries for an Orthodontic Assistant

As an orthodontic assistant how can I know if I am being paid fairly?

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