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Dental Assistant salary in the United States

Average salary
$31,000/yr
Based on 31,497 income tax records
$17,500
$50,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$17,500
$50,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

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The average salary for a Dental Assistant in the United States is $31,000 per year. These insights are exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 31,497 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported this type of occupation. Dental Assistant salaries in the United States can vary between $17,500 to $50,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Dental Assistant salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Minneapolis Metro Area, MN
289 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$35K – $47K
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San Jose Metro Area, CA
120 income tax records
$37,500/yr
$29K – $46K
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Boston Metro Area, MA
398 income tax records
$37,500/yr
$30K – $44K
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Seattle Metro Area, WA
926 income tax records
$37,500/yr
$30K – $45K
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Raleigh Metro Area, NC
159 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$30K – $43K
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
251 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$28K – $48K
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Portland Metro Area, OR
483 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$30K – $43K
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Hartford Metro Area, CT
101 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$27K – $42K
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Austin Metro Area, TX
395 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$27K – $40K
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Providence Metro Area, RI
159 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$27K – $39K
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North Port Metro Area, FL
121 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$30K – $38K
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Charlotte Metro Area, NC
296 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$27K – $38K
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Denver Metro Area, CO
428 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$27K – $40K
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Washington Metro Area, DC
535 income tax records
$33,000/yr
$26K – $40K
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Baltimore Metro Area, MD
291 income tax records
$33,000/yr
$27K – $39K
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Spokane Metro Area, WA
158 income tax records
$32,500/yr
$28K – $37K
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Jacksonville Metro Area, FL
280 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$26K – $36K
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Cape Coral Metro Area, FL
115 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$28K – $38K
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Cincinnati Metro Area, OH
183 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$26K – $39K
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Miami Metro Area, FL
263 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$26K – $38K
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Nashville Metro Area, TN
260 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$27K – $37K
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Indianapolis Metro Area, IN
273 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$26K – $38K
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Omaha Metro Area, NE
140 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$27K – $36K
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New York Metro Area, NY
758 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$25K – $39K
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Sacramento Metro Area, CA
209 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$26K – $39K
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Dallas Metro Area, TX
987 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$25K – $37K
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Philadelphia Metro Area, PA
449 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$25K – $38K
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Tampa Metro Area, FL
494 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$26K – $36K
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Pittsburgh Metro Area, PA
144 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$25K – $38K
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Knoxville Metro Area, TN
120 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$27K – $37K
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Richmond Metro Area, VA
162 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$25K – $35K
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Orlando Metro Area, FL
256 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$26K – $35K
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Houston Metro Area, TX
681 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$24K – $37K
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Boise City Metro Area, ID
141 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$25K – $34K
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Columbus Metro Area, OH
211 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$26K – $38K
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San Diego Metro Area, CA
266 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$25K – $37K
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Las Vegas Metro Area, NV
248 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$26K – $35K
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Tulsa Metro Area, OK
133 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$25K – $35K
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Phoenix Metro Area, AZ
626 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$26K – $36K
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Oklahoma City Metro Area, OK
183 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$26K – $35K
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St. Louis Metro Area, MO
265 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$25K – $36K
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Kansas City Metro Area, MO
235 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$24K – $37K
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Memphis Metro Area, TN
143 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$25K – $35K
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Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
479 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$23K – $37K
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Atlanta Metro Area, GA
484 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$24K – $36K
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Deltona Metro Area, FL
105 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$25K – $34K
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Chicago Metro Area, IL
615 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$24K – $36K
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San Antonio Metro Area, TX
476 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$26K – $34K
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Killeen Metro Area, TX
105 income tax records
$29,500/yr
$23K – $35K
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Louisville Metro Area, KY
112 income tax records
$29,500/yr
$24K – $35K

Dental Assistant salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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US Department Of Defense, San Diego County, CA
10 income tax records
$39,500/yr
$29K – $42K
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Community Health Assoc Of Spokan, Spokane County, WA
14 income tax records
$37,500/yr
$32K – $39K
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Interfaith Community Health Cent, Whatcom County, WA
11 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$33K – $42K
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Pacific Dental Services, Riverside County, CA
14 income tax records
$33,000/yr
$24K – $37K
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Dental Care Alliance, Lee County, FL
10 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$27K – $32K
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Rl Howell Associates, Virginia Beach County, VA
12 income tax records
$29,500/yr
$27K – $33K
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UT Health Science Center, Bexar County, TX
11 income tax records
$28,500/yr
$27K – $29K

Dental Assistant demographics in the United States

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68% are single
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32% are married
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50% have kids
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32% own a home

Dental Assistant salaries by age

$0
$8,875
$17,750
$26,625
$35,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Dental Assistants in the United States

31,497 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a dental assistant in the United States is $31,000 per year. Dental assistant salaries in the United States can vary between $17,500 to $50,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 31,497 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as dental assistant.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for dental assistants in the United States: US Department of Defense ($39,500 a year), Community Health Assoc of Spokan ($37,500 a year), and Interfaith Community Health Cent ($36,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for dental assistants in the United States: Minneapolis Metro Area, MN ($41,500 a year), San Jose Metro Area, CA ($37,500 a year), and Boston Metro Area, MA ($37,500 a year).
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.