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2021 Nebraska Dental Assistants Salary Guide

Perform limited clinical duties under the direction of a dentist. Clinical duties may include equipment preparation and sterilization, preparing patients for treatment, assisting the dentist during treatment, and providing patients with instructions for oral healthcare procedures. May perform administrative duties such as scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes.

Nebraska Dental Assistants Salary 2021

Salary

$39.8K

Growth

12%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

How Much Do Dental Assistants Make in Nebraska 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $31,260 $35,170 $39,800 $48,690 $59,740
Hourly Wage $15.03 $16.91 $19.13 $23.41 $28.72

How Much Do Dental Assistants Make in Nebraska 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$31,260
$35,170
$39,800
$48,690
$59,740
Hourly Wage
$15.03
$16.91
$19.13
$23.41
$28.72

What Do Dental Assistants Do?

Perform limited clinical duties under the direction of a dentist. Clinical duties may include equipment preparation and sterilization, preparing patients for treatment, assisting the dentist during treatment, and providing patients with instructions for oral healthcare procedures. May perform administrative duties such as scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes.

Also known as:

Certified Dental Assistant (CDA), Certified Registered Dental Assistant, Dental Assistant (DA), Expanded Duty Dental Assistant (EDDA), Expanded Function Dental Assistant, Oral Surgery Assistant, Orthodontic Assistant (Ortho Assistant), Registered Dental Assistant (RDA), Surgical Dental Assistant

  • Assist practitioners to perform medical procedures.
  • Clean medical equipment.
  • Prepare medical instruments or equipment for use.
  • Maintain medical records.
  • Operate medical equipment.
  • Record vital statistics or other health information.
  • Interview patients to gather medical information.
  • Assist practitioners to perform medical procedures.
  • Explain technical medical information to patients.
  • Teach medical procedures or medical equipment use to patients.
  • Administer basic health care or medical treatments.
  • Inventory medical supplies or equipment.
  • Fit patients for assistive devices.
  • Make patient-assistive devices or device models.
  • Make patient-assistive devices or device models.
  • Schedule patient procedures or appointments.
  • Process medical billing information.
  • Maintain medical records.
  • Make patient-assistive devices or device models.
  • Make patient-assistive devices or device models.
  • Administer basic health care or medical treatments.
  • Clean medical equipment.

Dental Assistants Job Outlook in Nebraska

Location 2019 Employment 2029 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Nebraska 2,280 2,550 12% 300
United States 354,600 378,000 7% 39,000

Dental Assistants Job Outlook in Nebraska

Location
2019 Employment
2029 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Nebraska
2,280
2,550
12%
300
United States
354,600
378,000
7%
39,000

Dental Assistants Schooling & Experience

  • Postsecondary certificate
  • No work experience
  • No on-the-job training

Dental Assistants Schools in Nebraska

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Central Community College Dental Assisting/Assistant Grand Island, NE 2 years: 13
At least one but less than two years: 20
Metropolitan Community College Area Dental Assisting/Assistant Omaha, NE 2 years: 4
At least one but less than two years: 8
Less than one year: 0
Mid-Plains Community College Dental Assisting/Assistant North Platte, NE 2 years: 0
At least one but less than two years: 1
Southeast Community College Area Dental Assisting/Assistant Lincoln, NE At least one but less than two years: 28

Dental Assistants Schools in Nebraska

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Grand Island, NE
2 years: 13
At least one but less than two years: 20
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Omaha, NE
2 years: 4
At least one but less than two years: 8
Less than one year: 0
Dental Assisting/Assistant
North Platte, NE
2 years: 0
At least one but less than two years: 1
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Lincoln, NE
At least one but less than two years: 28

Dental Assistants Jobs in Nebraska.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Assistant Project Manager - Travel Team Driveline Retail Merchandising Omaha, Nebraska 09/23/2021 No
Body Shop Porter/ Detailer/ Driver Woodhouse Auto Family Omaha, Nebraska 09/24/2021 No
Business Analyst Black & Veatch Lincoln, Nebraska 09/23/2021 Yes
Business Development Manager, Environmental Black & Veatch Lincoln, Nebraska 09/23/2021 Yes
Business Information Analyst II Anthem, Inc. Nebraska 09/24/2021 Yes
CDL Truck Driver - Class A - Regional Ryder System OMAHA, Nebraska 09/23/2021 Yes
Client Success Manager InEight Omaha, Nebraska 09/23/2021 Yes
Clinic LPN CommonSpirit Health Grand Island, Nebraska 09/23/2021 Yes
Clinic LPN CommonSpirit Health Grand Island, Nebraska 09/23/2021 Yes
Clinic Receptionist CommonSpirit Health La Vista, Nebraska 09/23/2021 Yes

Dental Assistants Jobs in Nebraska.

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Driveline Retail Merchandising
Omaha, Nebraska
09/23/2021
No
Woodhouse Auto Family
Omaha, Nebraska
09/24/2021
No
Black & Veatch
Lincoln, Nebraska
09/23/2021
Yes
Black & Veatch
Lincoln, Nebraska
09/23/2021
Yes
Anthem, Inc.
Nebraska
09/24/2021
Yes
Ryder System
OMAHA, Nebraska
09/23/2021
Yes
InEight
Omaha, Nebraska
09/23/2021
Yes
CommonSpirit Health
Grand Island, Nebraska
09/23/2021
Yes
CommonSpirit Health
Grand Island, Nebraska
09/23/2021
Yes
CommonSpirit Health
La Vista, Nebraska
09/23/2021
Yes

Dental Assistants Salary Guide 2021

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