Dental Assistants work under the direction of dentists. They have a range of tasks that involve helping patients and assisting dentists in dental offices. They may sterilize dental equipment, teach patients about dental hygiene, and work with patients on billing issues.
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10th percentile is the point at which 10% of people make less and 90% make more.
25th percentile is the point at which 25% of people make less and 75% make more.
Median is the point at which 50% of people in the occupation make less and 50% make more.
75th percentile is the point at which 75% of people make less and 25% make more.
90th percentile is the point at which 90% of people make less and 10% make more.
The wage information provided here is produced by the Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) program in cooperation with the
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This wage data has been escalated by the
First Quarter 2014
Employment Cost Index. If you have questions about any of the wage information presented here, contact the Minnesota
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