Dental Asst Salary

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The average yearly salary for Dental Asst is $30,600. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Dental Asst, you could expect a starting pay rate of $25,200 annually. As is true for most jobs and careers, you can expect your hourly pay rate or salary to increase as you gain experience and the longer you are employed with the same employer. You could potentially make an average income of around $36,000 after several years on the job with increased wages. When pursuing your career of choice, you should compare salaries of similar professions and factor in variables such as health benefits and potential for raises and promotions over time.


Yearly Dental Asst Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Dental Asst Salary

$24,480 - $36,720

Starting Yearly Dental Asst Salary

$20,160 - $30,240

Top Yearly Dental Asst Salary

$28,800 - $43,200

Monthly Dental Asst Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Dental Asst Salary

$2,040 - $3,060

Starting Monthly Dental Asst Salary

$1,680 - $2,520

Top Monthly Dental Asst Salary

$2,400 - $3,600

Hourly Dental Asst Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Dental Asst Salary

$11 - $16

Starting Hourly Dental Asst Salary

$9 - $14

Top Hourly Dental Asst Salary

$13 - $19


Dental Asst Gender and Age Stats


Some professions tend to be geared toward various age groups of workers and certain genders more than others. The average Dental Asst age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of Dental Asst are male in the United States, and 51% of the Dental Asst are female in the United States.

National Salary Data for Dental Asst


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