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Dental Assistant Salaries

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1,998 SalariesUpdated Apr 23, 2018
Average Base Pay
$34,429/yr
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$26K
Low
$34K
Average
$45K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$1,041
Range$234 - $5,184
How much does a Dental Assistant make?

The national average salary for a Dental Assistant is $34,429 in United States. Filter by location to see Dental Assistant salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,998 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Dental Assistant employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      Aspen Dental
      $14/hr
      Range: $10 - $20
      68 salaries
      $14
      $10$20
      Heartland Dental
      $16/hr
      Range: $10 - $22
      53 salaries
      $16
      $10$22
      Pacific Dental Services
      $15/hr
      Range: $11 - $20
      37 salaries
      $15
      $11$20
      Kool Smiles
      $14/hr
      Range: $11 - $19
      28 salaries
      $14
      $11$19
      Dental Dreams
      $11/hr
      Range: $9 - $15
      26 salaries
      $11
      $9$15
      Smile Brands
      $14/hr
      Range: $11 - $18
      20 salaries
      $14
      $11$18
      DentalOne Partners
      $15/hr
      Range: $12 - $21
      20 salaries
      $15
      $12$21

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      Western Dental Services
      $11/hr
      Range: $9 - $15
      16 salaries
      $11
      $9$15
      Willamette Dental Group
      $20/hr
      Range: $15 - $25
      13 salaries
      $20
      $15$25
      DeVry University
      $38,872/yr
      Range: $36K - $44K
      12 salaries
      $38,872
      $36K$44K
      Concorde Career Colleges
      $34,118/yr
      Range: $33K - $36K
      12 salaries
      $34,118
      $33K$36K
      Great Expressions Dental Centers
      $14/hr
      Range: $11 - $18
      12 salaries
      $14
      $11$18
      Affordable Dentures & Implants
      $16/hr
      Range: $12 - $19
      12 salaries
      $16
      $12$19
      Greenberg Dental and Orthodontics
      $13/hr
      Range: $11 - $16
      12 salaries
      $13
      $11$16
      Coast Dental Services
      $17/hr
      Range: $15 - $20
      11 salaries
      $17
      $15$20
      Education Affiliates
      $33,643/yr
      Range: $32K - $37K
      10 salaries
      $33,643
      $32K$37K
      Florida Department of Health
      $27,889/yr
      Range: $27K - $29K
      9 salaries
      $27,889
      $27K$29K
      American Dental Partners
      $16/hr
      Range: $13 - $22
      9 salaries
      $16
      $13$22
      InterDent
      $14/hr
      Range: $12 - $17
      9 salaries
      $14
      $12$17
      Dental Associates
      $15/hr
      Range: $13 - $18
      9 salaries
      $15
      $13$18

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $15
      hourly
      A Registered Dental Assistant in the Hilton Head Island, SC Area area reported making $15 per hour
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Hilton Head Island, SC Area area
      Full-time
       
      1 to 50 employees
      Company - Private
      $25
      hourly
      A Dental Assistant in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $25 per hour
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      New York City, NY Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Hospital
      $18
      hourly
      A Dental Assistant in the Nashville, TN Area area reported making $18 per hour
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Nashville, TN Area area
       
      Full-time
      Company - Private
      $36,556
      per year
      A Dental Assistant in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $36,556 per year
      Additional Pay
      $1k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      New York City, NY Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Private
      $15
      hourly
      A Dental Assistant in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $15 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Austin, TX Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Company - Private
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