Dental Assistant Salary in United States

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.

$0 $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
New Hampshire 43,810 1
Alaska 43,330 2
Minnesota 42,900 3
Massachusetts 41,910 4
Connecticut 40,730 5
Washington 39,980 6
North Dakota 39,910 7
Oregon 39,580 8
New Jersey 39,230 9
Vermont 39,020 10
District of Columbia 38,530 11
Maryland 38,480 12
Maine 38,090 13
California 37,730 14
Colorado 37,660 15
Arizona 37,580 16
North Carolina 37,400 17
Nevada 36,190 18
Virginia 36,140 19
Wisconsin 35,770 20
Delaware 35,760 21
United States 35,640 22
Iowa 35,620 23
New York 35,600 24
Rhode Island 35,560 25
Kansas 35,550 26
Indiana 35,220 27
Ohio 35,150 28
South Carolina 34,480 29
Michigan 34,370 30
Illinois 34,360 31
Florida 34,300 32
Tennessee 34,240 33
Georgia 33,930 34
Missouri 33,870 35
Pennsylvania 33,420 36
Hawaii 33,150 37
Wyoming 32,810 38
Montana 32,790 39
Texas 32,740 40
New Mexico 31,840 41
Kentucky 31,680 42
Virgin Islands 31,640 43
South Dakota 31,360 44
Nebraska 31,200 45
Oklahoma 31,060 46
Idaho 30,980 47
Alabama 30,810 48
Arkansas 30,500 49
Mississippi 30,000 50
Louisiana 29,310 51
Guam 29,180 52
West Virginia 28,770 53
Utah 27,860 54
Puerto Rico 17,360 55

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