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Dental Assistant Salary

$21,000 - $23,499
1% of jobs
$23,500 - $25,999
4% of jobs
$26,000 - $28,499
7% of jobs
$31,000 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$28,500 - $30,999
11% of jobs
$31,000 - $33,499
15% of jobs
The average salary is $35,961 a year
$33,500 - $35,999
15% of jobs
$36,000 - $38,499
15% of jobs
$40,000 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$38,500 - $40,999
11% of jobs
$41,000 - $43,499
8% of jobs
$43,500 - $45,999
5% of jobs
$46,000 - $48,500
3% of jobs

National Average

$21,000 $35,961/year $48,500
Dental Assistant Salary Comparison by Location
Nationwide
United States
$35,961
Ashburn, VA
Virginia
$36,454

As of Jul 1, 2020, the average annual pay for a Dental Assistant in the United States is $35,961 a year.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $48,500 and as low as $21,000, the majority of Dental Assistant salaries currently range between $31,000 (25th percentile) to $40,000 (75th percentile) across the United States. The average pay range for a Dental Assistant varies little (about $9,000), which suggests that regardless of location, there are not many opportunities for increased pay or advancement, even with several years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Dental Assistant job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. People working as a Dental Assistant in your area are making on average $36,454 per year or $493 (1%) more than the national average annual salary of $35,961. Virginia ranks number 18 out of 50 states nationwide for Dental Assistant salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Dental Assistant jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

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Average Dental Assistant Salary Across the U.S.

Salary Range (Percentile)
  25th Average 75th
Annual Salary $31,000 $35,961 $40,000
Monthly Salary $2,583 $2,997 $3,333
Weekly Salary $596 $692 $769
Hourly Salary $15 $17 $19

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