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Dental Assistant salary in the United States

Average total salary*
$31,000/yr
Average per year
$31,000
Average per year
$31,000
$17,500
Total salary range**
$51,000
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Based on 24,355 income tax records from TurboTax
How much do Dental Assistants make in the United States?
The average total salary for a Dental Assistant in the United States is $31,000 per year. This is based on data from 24,355 Intuit users who reported their occupation as Dental Assistant in 2019 and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Average per year
$31,000
Average per year
$31,000
$17,500
Total salary range**
$51,000
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Based on 24,355 income tax records from TurboTax
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Salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Pacific Dental Services, Riverside County, CA
12 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$24K – $38K
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US Department Of Defense, Bexar County, TX
17 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$25K – $37K

Salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Minneapolis Metro Area, MN
227 income tax records
$42,500/yr
$35K – $46K
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
190 income tax records
$39,000/yr
$29K – $48K
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Boston Metro Area, MA
302 income tax records
$38,000/yr
$31K – $44K
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San Jose Metro Area, CA
96 income tax records
$37,500/yr
$28K – $44K
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Seattle Metro Area, WA
703 income tax records
$37,500/yr
$30K – $45K
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Raleigh Metro Area, NC
119 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$31K – $42K
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Austin Metro Area, TX
287 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$28K – $40K
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Portland Metro Area, OR
347 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$30K – $42K
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Charlotte Metro Area, NC
232 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$27K – $39K
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Washington Metro Area, DC
417 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$27K – $41K

Dental Assistant demographics

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68% are single
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32% are married
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48% have kids
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25% 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

24,355 full-time salaries from 2019

How much do similar occupations make?

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Medical Assistant
48,725 income tax records
$31,000/yr
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Surgical Assistant
634 income tax records
$41,000/yr
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Dental Technician
1,031 income tax records
$39,500/yr
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Registered Dental Assistant
1,175 income tax records
$34,500/yr
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.