What is the salary of a Dental Assistant?

The average salary of a Dental Assistant in United States is $35,640. Salaries start from around $24,220 and go up to $48,350. For a detailed look at the salary in your state, click on the map below.

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$48,350
Starting ($24.2k)
Junior ($28.8k)
Experienced ($34.9k)
Senior ($42.0k)
Highest ($48.4k)
Highest

The top 10% of Dental Assistants in United States earn:

$48,350
Senior

The top 25% of Dental Assistants in United States earn:

$41,980
Experienced

The middle 50% of Dental Assistants in United States earn:

$34,900
Junior

The bottom 25% of Dental Assistants in United States earn:

$28,820
Starting

The bottom 10% of Dental Assistants in United States earn:

$24,220

Historical salary

Dental Assistant salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Alabama 30,800 47
Alaska 43,300 2
Arizona 37,600 16
Arkansas 30,500 48
California 37,700 14
Colorado 37,700 15
Connecticut 40,700 5
Delaware 35,800 21
District of Columbia 38,500 11
Florida 34,300 31
Georgia 33,900 33
Hawaii 33,200 36
Idaho 31,000 46
Illinois 34,400 30
Indiana 35,200 26
Iowa 35,600 22
Kansas 35,600 25
Kentucky 31,700 41
Louisiana 29,300 50
Maine 38,100 13
Maryland 38,500 12
Massachusetts 41,900 4
Michigan 34,400 29
Minnesota 42,900 3
Mississippi 30,000 49
Missouri 33,900 34
Montana 32,800 38
Nebraska 31,200 44
Nevada 36,200 18
New Hampshire 43,800 1
New Jersey 39,200 9
New Mexico 31,800 40
New York 35,600 23
North Carolina 37,400 17
North Dakota 39,900 7
Ohio 35,200 27
Oklahoma 31,100 45
Oregon 39,600 8
Pennsylvania 33,400 35
Rhode Island 35,600 24
South Carolina 34,500 28
South Dakota 31,400 43
Tennessee 34,200 32
Texas 32,700 39
Utah 27,900 53
Vermont 39,000 10
Virginia 36,100 19
Washington 40,000 6
West Virginia 28,800 52
Wisconsin 35,800 20
Wyoming 32,800 37
Guam 29,200 51
Puerto Rico 17,400 54
Virgin Islands 31,600 42

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