A Dental Assistant in Atlanta, Georgia earns an average wage of $15.56 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Office Administration and Periodontics.

$20,713 - $50,684
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MEDIAN: $35,318
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$10.91 - $19.89
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Salary
$20,713 - $50,684  
   
Bonus
$2,500  
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$22,621 - $42,699  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Hourly Rate
$10.91 - $19.89  
   
Overtime
$24.00  
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$22,621 - $42,699  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 67

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About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
463,875
Male:
223,960 (48.3%)
Female:
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...
Atlanta:
$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
$981
Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
4.8%

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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries




National Average
$33,000


Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Office Administration
up arrow 13%

Periodontics
up arrow 12%



Pediatrics
up arrow 7%


Instrument Control
up arrow 4%

Patient Education
up arrow 4%

Orthodontics
up arrow 3%

National Average
$33,000

Radiology
up arrow 1%

Spanish Language
up arrow 30%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
vision benefits
Vision: 22%
dental benefits
None: 43%
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