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Dental Assistant Salaries

3,766 SalariesUpdated Aug 10, 2020

Average Base Pay
$37,727 / yr
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How much does a Dental Assistant make?

The national average salary for a Dental Assistant is $37,727 in United States. Filter by location to see Dental Assistant salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 3,766 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Dental Assistant employees.

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Dental Assistant - Hourly

Aspen Dental

$14/hr

Range: $11 - $24

110 salaries

$14/hr
$11$24

Dental Assistant - Hourly

Heartland Dental

$17/hr

Range: $11 - $23

88 salaries

$17/hr
$11$23

Dental Assistant - Hourly

Pacific Dental Services

$16/hr

Range: $12 - $21

50 salaries

$16/hr
$12$21

Dental Assistant - Hourly

Dental Dreams

$11/hr

Range: $9 - $17

32 salaries

$11/hr
$9$17

Dental Assistant - Hourly

Kool Smiles

$14/hr

Range: $12 - $20

31 salaries

$14/hr
$12$20

Dental Assistant - Hourly

DentalOne Partners

$17/hr

Range: $13 - $22

30 salaries

$17/hr
$13$22

Dental Assistant - Hourly

Smile Brands

$16/hr

Range: $11 - $19

30 salaries

$16/hr
$11$19

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Dental Assistant - Hourly

Great Expressions Dental Centers

$16/hr

Range: $13 - $20

24 salaries

$16/hr
$13$20

Dental Assistant - Hourly

Smile Direct Club

$20/hr

Range: $18 - $23

22 salaries

$20/hr
$18$23

Dental Assistant - Hourly

Western Dental Services

$14/hr

Range: $11 - $17

22 salaries

$14/hr
$11$17

Dental Assistant - Hourly

Affordable Dentures & Implants

$17/hr

Range: $13 - $21

21 salaries

$17/hr
$13$21

Dental Assistant - Hourly

Willamette Dental Group

$22/hr

Range: $15 - $29

20 salaries

$22/hr
$15$29

Dental Assistant

Corinthian Colleges

$37,809/yr

Range: $35K - $41K

19 salaries

$37,809/yr
$35K$41K

Dental Assistant - Hourly

Greenberg Dental and Orthodontics

$13/hr

Range: $11 - $21

18 salaries

$13/hr
$11$21

Dental Assistant

Zenith Education

$37,636/yr

Range: $34K - $43K

15 salaries

$37,636/yr
$34K$43K

Dental Assistant - Hourly

Comfort Dental

$13/hr

Range: $10 - $25

14 salaries

$13/hr
$10$25

Dental Assistant - Hourly

InterDent

$16/hr

Range: $12 - $23

13 salaries

$16/hr
$12$23

Dental Assistant - Hourly

Coast Dental Services

$18/hr

Range: $16 - $20

12 salaries

$18/hr
$16$20

Dental Assistant

DeVry University

$40,724/yr

Range: $38K - $48K

12 salaries

$40,724/yr
$38K$48K

Dental Assistant

Concorde Career Colleges

$36,283/yr

Range: $35K - $39K

12 salaries

$36,283/yr
$35K$39K
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Recent Salary Reports

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

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A Dental Assistant in the Springfield, MO Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Springfield, MO Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$12
hourly
An Orthodontic Assistant in the Billings, MT Area area reported making $12 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Billings, MT Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Private Practice / Firm
$16
hourly
A Dental Assistant in the Dayton, OH Area area reported making $16 per hour
Additional Pay
$43k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Dayton, OH Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$18
hourly
A Dental Assistant in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$15
hourly
A Dental Assistant in the Tulsa, OK Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
Tulsa, OK Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$17
hourly
A Registered Dental Assistant in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $17 per hour
Additional Pay
$144 cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$23
hourly
A Dental Assistant in the Nashville, TN Area area reported making $23 per hour
Additional Pay
$22k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Nashville, TN Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$18
hourly
An Orthodontic Assistant in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $18 per hour
Additional Pay
$58k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
 
Full-time
1001 to 5000 employees