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Dental Assistant Salaries

3,766 SalariesUpdated Nov 30, 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

123 salaries

$14/hr
$11$24

Dental Assistant - Hourly

Heartland Dental

$17/hr

Range: $11 - $23

92 salaries

$17/hr
$11$23

Dental Assistant - Hourly

Pacific Dental Services

$16/hr

Range: $12 - $22

60 salaries

$16/hr
$12$22

Dental Assistant - Hourly

Kool Smiles

$14/hr

Range: $12 - $20

34 salaries

$14/hr
$12$20

Dental Assistant - Hourly

Dental Dreams

$11/hr

Range: $9 - $17

33 salaries

$11/hr
$9$17

Dental Assistant - Hourly

DentalOne Partners

$17/hr

Range: $13 - $22

32 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

Smile Direct Club

$20/hr

Range: $18 - $23

27 salaries

$20/hr
$18$23

Dental Assistant - Hourly

Affordable Dentures & Implants

$17/hr

Range: $13 - $22

24 salaries

$17/hr
$13$22

Dental Assistant - Hourly

Great Expressions Dental Centers

$16/hr

Range: $13 - $20

24 salaries

$16/hr
$13$20

Dental Assistant - Hourly

Western Dental Services

$14/hr

Range: $11 - $17

23 salaries

$14/hr
$11$17

Dental Assistant - Hourly

Willamette Dental Group

$22/hr

Range: $16 - $27

22 salaries

$22/hr
$16$27

Dental Assistant

Corinthian Colleges

$38,019/yr

Range: $36K - $42K

19 salaries

$38,019/yr
$36K$42K

Dental Assistant - Hourly

Greenberg Dental and Orthodontics

$13/hr

Range: $11 - $21

18 salaries

$13/hr
$11$21

Dental Assistant - Hourly

Consolidated Metco

$17/hr

Range: $11 - $27

18 salaries

$17/hr
$11$27

Dental Assistant - Hourly

Comfort Dental

$14/hr

Range: $10 - $25

16 salaries

$14/hr
$10$25

Dental Assistant

Zenith Education

$37,845/yr

Range: $35K - $44K

15 salaries

$37,845/yr
$35K$44K

Dental Assistant - Hourly

InterDent

$15/hr

Range: $12 - $23

14 salaries

$15/hr
$12$23

Dental Assistant - Hourly

Coast Dental Services

$18/hr

Range: $16 - $20

12 salaries

$18/hr
$16$20

Dental Assistant

DeVry University

$40,949/yr

Range: $39K - $48K

12 salaries

$40,949/yr
$39K$48K
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$21
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A Dental Assistant in the Jacksonville, FL Area area reported making $21 per hour
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8-10 years experience
Jacksonville, FL Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Private Practice / Firm
$18
hourly
A Smile Guide/Dental Assistant in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Detroit, MI Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$27
hourly
A Dental Assistant in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $27 per hour
Job Highlights
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$19
hourly
A Dental Assistant in the Las Vegas, NV Area area reported making $19 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Las Vegas, NV Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$14
hourly
A Certified Dental Assistant in the Jacksonville, NC Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Jacksonville, NC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$10
hourly
A Dental Assistant in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $10 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private