Dental assistants assist dentists, dental hygienists and dental therapists during the examination and treatment of patients and perform clerical functions. Dental assistants work in dentists’ offices, community health centres, clinics and in educational institutions.
These companies are looking for dental assistants right now:
Dental Assistant at Voth Lalani Parete Orthodontists ⋅ June 1, 2020 ⋅ Full Time ⋅ Seeking Level II Dental Assistant to join our practice. Permanent full time position. Experience is preferred but not necessary. Job...
Dental Assistant – Orthodontic at Castella Orthodontics ⋅ May 31, 2020 ⋅ Full Time ⋅ Level II Dental Assistant Qualifications Preferred. Must have HARP certification. This position requires extensive use of Technology and Computer literacy...
Level 2 Dental Assistant at Dental Centres ⋅ May 28, 2020 ⋅ Full Time ⋅ Dental Practice seeking a flexible, cheery individual with great TEAM skills. Position will be between 2 practices and individual must...
Dental Assistant/Receptionist at Windsor, Corporation of the City of ⋅ January 7, 2020 ⋅ Full Time ⋅ Responsibilitiesinclude but not limited to booking patients, filing dental claims online andcalling insurance companies, taking payment, cleaning and reprocessing dentalinstruments,...
The following table details the median income for various education levels for dental assistants.
|Education Level||Median Income|
|No certificate, diploma or degree||N/A|
|Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate||N/A|
|Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma||N/A|
|College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma||$33,008|
|University certificate or diploma below bachelor level||N/A|
|University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above||$30,594|
|Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree||$30,764|
The following table details median income by sex for dental assistants.
The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for dental assistants.
This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for dental assistants
|Age Group||Employed Individuals|
|15 to 24 years||40|
|25 to 34 years||140|
|35 to 44 years||120|
|45 to 54 years||75|
|55 to 64 years||25|
|65 to 74 years||0|
|75 years and over||0|
This chart outlines regional employment participation by industry for dental assistants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated industry, or refer to the table below.
|Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting||0|
|Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction||0|
|Transportation and warehousing||0|
|Information and cultural industries||0|
|Finance and insurance||0|
|Real estate and rental and leasing||0|
|Professional, scientific and technical services||0|
|Management of companies and enterprises||0|
|Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services||0|
|Health care and social assistance||395|
|Arts, entertainment and recreation||0|
|Accommodation and food services||0|
This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for dental assistants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.
|Employment Type||Employed Individuals|
This chart outlines regional employment participation by sex for dental assistants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated sex, or refer to the table below.
This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for dental assistants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.
This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for dental assistants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.
This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for dental assistants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.
|No certificate, diploma or degree||0|
|Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate||15|
|Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma||10|
|College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma||350|
|University certificate or diploma below bachelor level||0|
|University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above||40|
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