The latest dental assistant salary numbers from the U.S. Department of Labor

So how does your salary match up against what other dental assistants around the country are making? The U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics have the answer. Through a very detailed breakdown of salaries in both urban and rural locations throughout the United States, you can see exactly what dental assistants are making everywhere from Los Angeles to the hills of rural West Virginia.

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So how does your salary match up against what other dental assistants around the country are making? The U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics have the answer.

Through a very detailed breakdown of salaries in both urban and rural locations throughout the United States, you can see exactly what dental assistants are making everywhere from Los Angeles to the hills of rural West Virginia.

In this portion of our series on dental assistant salaries, we're going to take an overview of salary numbers from across the nation.

Nationally, the highest hourly wage is found in Manchester, New Hampshire, with dental assistants make an average of $22.37 per hour.

The lowest hourly wage in the nation is found in the nonmetropolitan area of Eastern Kentucky, where dental assistants make an average of $11 per hour.

Click here to download (PDF) the dental assistant salary numbers from across the nation in alphabetical order by state.

Click here to download (PDF) the dental assistant salary numbers from across the nation from highest to lowest salary.

To see a regional breakdown of salaries...

Click here to see dental assistant salary numbers in the Pacific Northwest region (Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington)

Click here to see dental assistant salary numbers in the Pacific region (California, Hawaii, Nevada)

Click here to see dental assistant salary numbers in the Rocky Mountain region (Colorado, Montana, Utah, Wyoming)

Click here to see dental assistant salary numbers in the Central Plains region (Kansas, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota)

Click here to see dental assistant salary numbers in the Southwest region (Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas)

Click here to see dental assistant salary numbers in the Southeast region (Arkansas, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee)

Click here to see dental assistant salary numbers in the Mid-Atlantic region (Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia)

Click here to see dental assistant salary numbers in the Great Lakes region (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin)

Click here to see dental assistant salary numbers in the Northeast region (Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont)

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