Dental Assistant in Atlanta, Georgia Salary

The average wage for a Dental Assistant in Atlanta, Georgia is $15.79 per hour. A skill in Periodontics is associated with high pay for this job.

$19,784 - $49,176
$20K
$38K
$49K
MEDIAN: $37,614
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$11.18 - $20.03
$11
$16
$20
MEDIAN: $15.79
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$19,784 - $49,176  
   
Bonus
$1,017  
Total Pay (?
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$23,049 - $43,261  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$11.18 - $20.03  
   
Overtime
$24.42  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$1,017  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$23,049 - $43,261  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 62

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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

Pay by Experience for a Dental Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Dental Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 42 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dental Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 14 salaries. A Dental Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 16 salaries.

Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

▲21%

▲18%

▲4%

National Average
$34,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Periodontics
▲11%

▲10%



Pediatrics
▲7%




▲1%

Orthodontics
▲1%

National Average
$34,000

Spanish Language
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
vision benefits
Vision: 23%
no benefits
None: 44%