Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Dental Assistant make in Los Angeles, CA?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$61,629 / yrTotal Pay
$44,932 / yrBase Pay
$16,696 / yrAdditional Pay

$61,629

 / yr
$36K$385K
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The estimated total pay for a Dental Assistant is $61,629 per year in the Los Angeles, CA area, with an average salary of $44,932 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $16,696 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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What are some related job titles for Dental Assistant?

Some related job titles are Certified Dental Assistant Salaries with median pay of $84,170, Dental Hygienist Salaries with median pay of $136,597, Registered Dental Assistant Salaries with median pay of $79,204, Surgical Dental Assistant Salaries with median pay of $107,247.

What are total pay estimates for a Dental Assistant at different companies in Los Angeles, CA?

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Western Dental Services
3.1

Western Dental Services

Dental Assistant - Hourly

$14

$19

$14 - $19 Range

West Coast Dental
4.3

West Coast Dental

Dental Assistant - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $15 - $21

$15

$21

$15 - $21 Range

Saban Community Clinic
4.0

Saban Community Clinic

Dental Assistant - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $18 - $20

$18

$20

$18 - $20 Range

University of Southern California
4.4

University of Southern California

Dental Assistant - Hourly

$19

$25

$19 - $25 Range

Pacific Dental Services
3.3

Pacific Dental Services

Dental Assistant - Hourly

$17

$44

$17 - $44 Range

Hero Practice Services
4.1

Hero Practice Services

Dental Assistant - Hourly

$12

$19

$12 - $19 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Dental Assistant - Hourly Contractor

$14

$15

$14 - $15 Range

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US Army
3.8

US Army

Dental Assistant

$36K

$39K

$35,816 - $38,996 Range

Uber
4.0

Uber

Dental Assistant - Hourly

$18

$20

$18 - $20 Range

Baylor Scott & White Health
3.8

Baylor Scott & White Health

Dental Assistant - Hourly

$24

$26

$24 - $26 Range

Amazon Flex
3.6

Amazon Flex

Dental Assistant - Hourly

$20

$22

$20 - $22 Range

Los Angeles County
3.9

$45K

$50K

$45,253 - $49,677 Range

Princess Cruise Lines
3.9

$59K

$64K

$59,324 - $64,381 Range

Smile Direct Club
3.3

Smile Direct Club

Dental Assistant - Hourly

$14

$16

$14 - $16 Range

Smile Brands
4.1

Smile Brands

Dental Assistant - Hourly

$20

$22

$20 - $22 Range

Glidewell Dental
3.3

$43K

$47K

$42,912 - $47,065 Range

DentalOne Partners
3.7

DentalOne Partners

Dental Assistant - Hourly

$29

$31

$29 - $31 Range

Dental Dreams
3.5

Dental Dreams

Dental Assistant - Hourly

$12

$13

$12 - $13 Range

Concorde Career Colleges
3.7

$42K

$46K

$41,715 - $45,986 Range

Westwood College
2.8

Westwood College

Dental Assistant

$41K

$45K

$40,956 - $45,029 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Dental Assistant salaries

The average salary for a Dental Assistant is $46,011 per year in Los Angeles, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 202 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Dental Assistant employees in Los Angeles, CA.

The highest salary for a Dental Assistant in Los Angeles, CA is $66,531 per year.

The lowest salary for a Dental Assistant in Los Angeles, CA is $31,820 per year.

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