Average Early-Career Dental Assistant Hourly Pay in Atlanta, Georgia

$15.09
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Dental Assistant in Atlanta, Georgia is $15.09.
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$10.87
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$15.09
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$18.87
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MEDIAN $15.09
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $19
Total Pay
$22,734 - $41,073

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Job Description for Dental Assistant

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Dental Assistant. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Dental Assistant
Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFD...
Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)
Dental Office Manager
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Dental Assistant

Skills in Radiology, Customer Service and Oral Surgery are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Patient Education and Instrument Control.

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant

An entry-level Dental Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.83 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Dental Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.38 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.41 based on 26 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.
Employees with Dental Assistant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 2.1% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (15.6% less), San Antonio, Texas (14.6% less) and San Diego, California (12.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 102 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.7%
Mid Career
34.3%
Experienced
25.5%
Late Career
24.5%