Average Dental Assistant Hourly Pay in Atlanta, Georgia

$16.05
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The average hourly pay for a Dental Assistant in Atlanta, Georgia is $16.05.
10%
$11.41
10%
$16.05
50%
$20.66
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90%
MEDIAN $16.05
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $21
Bonus
$0 - $7,757
Total Pay
$24,315 - $45,865

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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...
Dental Office Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Dental Assistant

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

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 $12.76 based on 17 salaries. An early career Dental Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.06 based on 71 salaries. A mid-career Dental Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.38 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.09 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 Seattle, Washington earn an average of 26.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (6.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (13.4% less), Los Angeles, California (10.6% less) and Houston, Texas (7.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 175 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.7%
Early Career
40.6%
Mid Career
20.6%
Experienced
14.9%
Late Career
14.3%