Dental Assistant Salary

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What is the average salary for a Dental Assistant?

The average salary of a Dental Assistant is $35,640. Salaries start from $24,220 and go up to $48,350. Please note that the average salary for a Dental Assistant may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

Learn more about the Dental Assistant job market for salaries of real jobs in your area.

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