DENTAL ASSISTANT SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$27,000
$24,000
Min 10%
$27,000
Median 50%
$31,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Management and Training
Highest Paying City
Tampa, FL
Highest Paying State
Florida
Average Experience Level
3.3 years
How much does a dental assistant make?
Dental Assistants in America make an average salary of $27,612 per year or $13.28 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $31,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $24,000 per year. Professional companies and Health Care companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Florida, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, and Georgia have the highest paying Dental Assistant jobs. The typical tenure for a Dental Assistant is 3.3 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Assistant
$63,975

Average Dental Assistant Salary By Company

Dental Assistants can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Professional companies and Health Care companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Management & Training and Marshfield Clinic are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like Jan Co., Inc. and Texas Children's Hospital report highly competitive salaries for Dental Assistants.

Average Dental Assistant Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Dental Assistant in the United States is $27,612 per year or $13.28 per hour. Tampa, FL reports the highest annual salary for Dental Assistants at 40,001. The average starting salary in Tampa, FL for Dental Assistants is $26,000. Florida, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, and Georgia are the highest paying states. Washington, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine have the lowest reported salaries for Dental Assistants.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Tampa, FL
$40,001
2
Columbus, MS
$37,618
3
Houston, TX
$37,034
4
Gainesville, GA
$36,816
5
Madison, AL
$36,284

RECENTLY ADDED Dental Assistant SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Direct Dental Staffing
Dental Assistant
San Diego, CA
09/30/2019
$25,044
DR. Fareno
Dental Assistant
09/30/2019
$31,305
Indian Health Service
Dental Assistant
09/30/2019
$27,030
University of Michigan
Dental Assistant
09/28/2019
$43,000
Colorado Springs, CO
09/28/2019
$30,241
Headquarters, Air Force Space Command
Dental Assistant
09/28/2019
$38,586
California Prison Health Care System
Dental Assistant
09/28/2019
$36,996
Columbus, OH
09/28/2019
$28,175
University of Tennessee
Dental Assistant
Memphis, TN
09/28/2019
$31,493
Indian Health Service
Dental Assistant
09/28/2019
$24,773
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