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Dental Assistant Salaries

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2,846 SalariesUpdated Mar 24, 2019
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Average Base Pay
$36,835/yr
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$28K
Low
$37K
Average
$48K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$1,086
Range$242 - $5,462
How much does a Dental Assistant make?

The national average salary for a Dental Assistant is $36,835 in United States. Filter by location to see Dental Assistant salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 2,846 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Dental Assistant employees.

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      Aspen Dental
      $13/hr
      Range: $10 - $23
      80 salaries
      $13/hr
      $10$23
      Heartland Dental
      $16/hr
      Range: $10 - $22
      60 salaries
      $16/hr
      $10$22
      Pacific Dental Services
      $15/hr
      Range: $11 - $20
      40 salaries
      $15/hr
      $11$20
      Kool Smiles
      $13/hr
      Range: $11 - $19
      32 salaries
      $13/hr
      $11$19
      Dental Dreams
      $11/hr
      Range: $9 - $15
      27 salaries
      $11/hr
      $9$15
      DentalOne Partners
      $15/hr
      Range: $12 - $19
      24 salaries
      $15/hr
      $12$19
      Smile Brands
      $14/hr
      Range: $11 - $18
      22 salaries
      $14/hr
      $11$18

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      Great Expressions Dental Centers
      $15/hr
      Range: $11 - $19
      20 salaries
      $15/hr
      $11$19
      Western Dental Services
      $11/hr
      Range: $9 - $16
      19 salaries
      $11/hr
      $9$16
      Willamette Dental Group
      $20/hr
      Range: $14 - $26
      17 salaries
      $20/hr
      $14$26
      Affordable Dentures & Implants
      $16/hr
      Range: $12 - $20
      15 salaries
      $16/hr
      $12$20
      Greenberg Dental and Orthodontics
      $13/hr
      Range: $11 - $16
      15 salaries
      $13/hr
      $11$16
      DeVry University
      $37,930/yr
      Range: $36K - $44K
      12 salaries
      $37,930/yr
      $36K$44K
      Coast Dental Services
      $17/hr
      Range: $15 - $20
      12 salaries
      $17/hr
      $15$20
      Smile Direct Club
      $21/hr
      Range: $18 - $22
      12 salaries
      $21/hr
      $18$22
      Comfort Dental
      $13/hr
      Range: $9 - $20
      12 salaries
      $13/hr
      $9$20
      Concorde Career Colleges
      $33,794/yr
      Range: $33K - $36K
      12 salaries
      $33,794/yr
      $33K$36K
      InterDent
      $15/hr
      Range: $12 - $21
      11 salaries
      $15/hr
      $12$21
      Dental Associates
      $14/hr
      Range: $13 - $18
      10 salaries
      $14/hr
      $13$18
      Education Affiliates
      $33,007/yr
      Range: $32K - $37K
      10 salaries
      $33,007/yr
      $32K$37K

      Recent Salary Reports

      Below are the most recent Dental Assistant salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

      $33,000
      per year
      A Dental Assistant in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $33,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Denver, CO Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Franchise
      $15
      hourly
      A Dental Assistant in the Jacksonville, FL Area area reported making $15 per hour
      Job Highlights
      Jacksonville, FL Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Company - Private
      $13
      hourly
      A Hygiene Assistant in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $13 per hour
      Job Highlights
      Detroit, MI Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Private
      $15
      hourly
      A Registered Dental Assistant in the Clarksville, TN Area area reported making $15 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Clarksville, TN Area area
      Full-time
       
      1 to 50 employees
      Company - Private
      $16
      hourly
      A Dental Assistant in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $16 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      San Jose, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1 to 50 employees
      Company - Public
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