Dental Assistant Salary

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What is the average salary for a Dental Assistant?

The average salary of a Dental Assistant is $17.1. Salaries start from $11.6 and go up to $23.3. 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 $23.3
Starting ($11.64)
Junior ($13.86)
Experienced ($16.78)
Senior ($20.18)
Highest ($23.25)
Highest

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

$23.3
Senior

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

$20.2
Experienced

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

$16.8
Junior

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

$13.9
Starting

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

$11.6

Historical salary

Dental Assistant salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Dental Assistant Salary in New Hampshire 21.1 1
Dental Assistant Salary in Alaska 20.8 2
Dental Assistant Salary in Minnesota 20.6 3
Dental Assistant Salary in Massachusetts 20.2 4
Dental Assistant Salary in Connecticut 19.6 5
Dental Assistant Salary in Washington 19.2 6
Dental Assistant Salary in North Dakota 19.2 7
Dental Assistant Salary in Oregon 19.0 8
Dental Assistant Salary in New Jersey 18.9 9
Dental Assistant Salary in Vermont 18.8 10
Dental Assistant Salary in District of Columbia 18.5 11
Dental Assistant Salary in Maryland 18.5 12
Dental Assistant Salary in Maine 18.3 13
Dental Assistant Salary in California 18.1 14
Dental Assistant Salary in Colorado 18.1 15
Dental Assistant Salary in Arizona 18.1 16
Dental Assistant Salary in North Carolina 18.0 17
Dental Assistant Salary in Nevada 17.4 18
Dental Assistant Salary in Virginia 17.4 19
Dental Assistant Salary in Wisconsin 17.2 20
Dental Assistant Salary in Delaware 17.2 21
Dental Assistant Salary in United States 17.1 22
Dental Assistant Salary in New York 17.1 23
Dental Assistant Salary in Iowa 17.1 24
Dental Assistant Salary in Rhode Island 17.1 25
Dental Assistant Salary in Kansas 17.1 26
Dental Assistant Salary in Indiana 16.9 27
Dental Assistant Salary in Ohio 16.9 28
Dental Assistant Salary in South Carolina 16.6 29
Dental Assistant Salary in Michigan 16.5 30
Dental Assistant Salary in Illinois 16.5 31
Dental Assistant Salary in Florida 16.5 32
Dental Assistant Salary in Tennessee 16.5 33
Dental Assistant Salary in Georgia 16.3 34
Dental Assistant Salary in Missouri 16.3 35
Dental Assistant Salary in Pennsylvania 16.1 36
Dental Assistant Salary in Hawaii 15.9 37
Dental Assistant Salary in Wyoming 15.8 38
Dental Assistant Salary in Montana 15.8 39
Dental Assistant Salary in Texas 15.7 40
Dental Assistant Salary in New Mexico 15.3 41
Dental Assistant Salary in Kentucky 15.2 42
Dental Assistant Salary in Virgin Islands 15.2 43
Dental Assistant Salary in South Dakota 15.1 44
Dental Assistant Salary in Nebraska 15 45
Dental Assistant Salary in Oklahoma 14.9 46
Dental Assistant Salary in Idaho 14.9 47
Dental Assistant Salary in Alabama 14.8 48
Dental Assistant Salary in Arkansas 14.7 49
Dental Assistant Salary in Mississippi 14.4 50
Dental Assistant Salary in Louisiana 14.1 51
Dental Assistant Salary in Guam 14.0 52
Dental Assistant Salary in West Virginia 13.8 53
Dental Assistant Salary in Utah 13.4 54
Dental Assistant Salary in Puerto Rico 8.4 55