How much does a Dental Assistant I make?

Updated Jan 19, 2022

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$40,648 /yr
Average Base Pay

7,779 salaries

$28K

Low

$41K

Average

$59K

High

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How much does a Dental Assistant I make? The national average salary for a Dental Assistant I is $40,648 in United States. Filter by location to see Dental Assistant I salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 7,779 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Dental Assistant I employees.

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Corinthian Colleges
2.6

Corinthian Colleges

Dental Assistant I

$40,480

 /yr
Range: $38K - $44K

$38K

$44K

$38,253 - $43,802 Range

Zenith Education
2.5

Zenith Education

Dental Assistant I

$40,513

 /yr
Range: $38K - $44K

$38K

$44K

$38,346 - $43,655 Range

UTHealth
4.1

UTHealth

Dental Assistant I - Hourly
About 

$14 -$16

 hourly

$14

$16

$14 - $16 Range

Everest University Online
2.4

Everest University Online

Dental Assistant I
About 

$36K -$39K

$36K

$39K

$35,952 - $38,528 Range

Advantage Dental
3.1

Advantage Dental

Dental Assistant I
About 

$32K -$35K

$32K

$35K

$31,795 - $34,547 Range

HealthPoint (Washington)
3.2

HealthPoint (Washington)

Dental Assistant I - Hourly
About 

$20 -$21

 hourly

$20

$21

$20 - $21 Range

UT Health San Antonio
3.6

UT Health San Antonio

Dental Assistant I
About 

$33K -$36K

$33K

$36K

$32,705 - $35,505 Range

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Tufts University
4.5

Tufts University

Dental Assistant I
About 

$37K -$39K

$37K

$39K

$36,814 - $39,450 Range

University of Oklahoma
4.1

University of Oklahoma

Dental Assistant I
About 

$29K -$32K

$29K

$32K

$29,204 - $31,849 Range

Sacs Health System
3.1

Sacs Health System

Dental Assistant I - Hourly
About 

$20 -$21

 hourly

$20

$21

$20 - $21 Range

Aspen Dental
3.5

Aspen Dental

Dental Hygienist

$81,260

 /yr
Range: $46K - $130K

$46K

$130K

$45,649 - $130,249 Range

Pacific Dental Services
3.2

Pacific Dental Services

Dental Assistant

$72,592

 /yr
Range: $27K - $99K

$27K

$99K

$26,679 - $98,595 Range

Aspen Dental
3.5

Aspen Dental

Dental Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $9 - $28

$9

$28

$9 - $28 Range

US Army
3.8

US Army

Dental Specialist

$53,896

 /yr
Range: $26K - $74K

$26K

$74K

$26,138 - $73,537 Range

Pacific Dental Services
3.2

Pacific Dental Services

Dental Hygienist

$94,261

 /yr
Range: $53K - $126K

$53K

$126K

$52,787 - $125,545 Range

Heartland Dental
3.7

Heartland Dental

Dental Assistant - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $12 - $31

$12

$31

$12 - $31 Range

Heartland Dental
3.7

Heartland Dental

Dental Hygienist - Hourly

$39

 /hr
Range: $27 - $53

$27

$53

$27 - $53 Range

InterDent
3.3

InterDent

Dental Assistant

$45,505

 /yr
Range: $30K - $55K

$30K

$55K

$29,532 - $55,257 Range

Heartland Dental
3.7

Heartland Dental

Registered Dental Hygienist - Hourly

$39

 /hr
Range: $27 - $58

$27

$58

$27 - $58 Range

DentaQuest
3.5

DentaQuest

Dental Assistant

$47,131

 /yr
Range: $40K - $58K

$40K

$58K

$40,088 - $57,965 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Dental Assistant I salaries

The national average salary for a Dental Assistant I is $40,648 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Dental Assistant I salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 7779 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Dental Assistant I employees.

The highest salary for a Dental Assistant I in United States is $58,556 per year.

The lowest salary for a Dental Assistant I in United States is $28,217 per year.

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