Dental Assistant salary in United States
How much does a Dental Assistant make in the United States?
Salaries by years of experience in the United States
Best-paid skills and qualifications for dental assistants
The jobs requiring this certification have increase by 1600.00% since 2018. Dental Assistants with this certification earn +7.51% more than the average base salary, which is $19.12 per hour.
|Year||Number of job openings on Indeed requiring this certification||Change from previous year|
|2017||1||increase by 1|
|2018||1||decrease by 0.00%|
|2019||17||increase by 1600.00%|
Top companies hiring Dental Assistants with the recommended certification
More critical skills and qualifications that pay well
Registered Dental Hygienist
Registered Dental Assistant
45% of Dental assistants in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.
Frequently asked questions
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