The full list of dental assistant salary by state can be found below in alphabetical order. You can sort the list by hourly, weekly, monthly and annual salaries, and compare to the United States averages.

StatesHourly WagesWeekly WagesMonthly SalariesAnnual SalariesEmployment Levels
United States$17.12$685$2,967$35,600310,000
Dental Assistant Salary in Alabama (AL)$14.81$592$2,567$30,8003,000
Dental Assistant Salary in Alaska (AK)$20.82$833$3,608$43,3001,000
Dental Assistant Salary in Arizona (AZ)$18.08$723$3,133$37,6006,000
Dental Assistant Salary in Arkansas (AR)$14.66$587$2,542$30,5002,000
Dental Assistant Salary in California (CA)$18.13$725$3,142$37,70046,000
Dental Assistant Salary in Colorado (CO)$18.13$725$3,142$37,7006,000
Dental Assistant Salary in Connecticut (CT)$19.57$783$3,392$40,7004,000
Dental Assistant Salary in Delaware (DE)$17.21$688$2,983$35,800800
Dental Assistant Salary in District of Columbia (DC)$18.51$740$3,208$38,500500
Dental Assistant Salary in Florida (FL)$16.49$660$2,858$34,30017,000
Dental Assistant Salary in Georgia (GA)$16.30$652$2,825$33,9009,000
Dental Assistant Salary in Hawaii (HI)$15.96$638$2,767$33,2002,000
Dental Assistant Salary in Idaho (ID)$14.90$596$2,583$31,0002,000
Dental Assistant Salary in Illinois (IL)$16.54$662$2,867$34,40014,000
Dental Assistant Salary in Indiana (IN)$16.92$677$2,933$35,2006,000
Dental Assistant Salary in Iowa (IA)$17.12$685$2,967$35,6003,000
Dental Assistant Salary in Kansas (KS)$17.12$685$2,967$35,6003,000
Dental Assistant Salary in Kentucky (KY)$15.24$610$2,642$31,7004,000
Dental Assistant Salary in Louisiana (LA)$14.09$563$2,442$29,3004,000
Dental Assistant Salary in Maine (ME)$18.32$733$3,175$38,1001,000
Dental Assistant Salary in Maryland (MD)$18.51$740$3,208$38,5006,000
Dental Assistant Salary in Massachusetts (MA)$20.14$806$3,492$41,9007,000
Dental Assistant Salary in Michigan (MI)$16.54$662$2,867$34,4009,000
Dental Assistant Salary in Minnesota (MN)$20.63$825$3,575$42,9005,000
Dental Assistant Salary in Mississippi (MS)$14.42$577$2,500$30,0002,000
Dental Assistant Salary in Missouri (MO)$16.30$652$2,825$33,9005,000
Dental Assistant Salary in Montana (MT)$15.77$631$2,733$32,8001,000
Dental Assistant Salary in Nebraska (NE)$15.00$600$2,600$31,2002,000
Dental Assistant Salary in Nevada (NV)$17.40$696$3,017$36,2003,000
Dental Assistant Salary in New Hampshire (NH)$21.06$842$3,650$43,8001,000
Dental Assistant Salary in New Jersey (NJ)$18.85$754$3,267$39,2009,000
Dental Assistant Salary in New Mexico (NM)$15.29$612$2,650$31,8002,000
Dental Assistant Salary in New York (NY)$17.12$685$2,967$35,60018,000
Dental Assistant Salary in North Carolina (NC)$17.98$719$3,117$37,4009,000
Dental Assistant Salary in North Dakota (ND)$19.18$767$3,325$39,900700
Dental Assistant Salary in Ohio (OH)$16.92$677$2,933$35,20010,000
Dental Assistant Salary in Oklahoma (OK)$14.95$598$2,592$31,1004,000
Dental Assistant Salary in Oregon (OR)$19.04$762$3,300$39,6005,000
Dental Assistant Salary in Pennsylvania (PA)$16.06$642$2,783$33,40012,000
Dental Assistant Salary in Rhode Island (RI)$17.12$685$2,967$35,600800
Dental Assistant Salary in South Carolina (SC)$16.59$663$2,875$34,5003,000
Dental Assistant Salary in South Dakota (SD)$15.10$604$2,617$31,400800
Dental Assistant Salary in Tennessee (TN)$16.44$658$2,850$34,2006,000
Dental Assistant Salary in Texas (TX)$15.72$629$2,725$32,70024,000
Dental Assistant Salary in Utah (UT)$13.41$537$2,325$27,9005,000
Dental Assistant Salary in Vermont (VT)$18.75$750$3,250$39,000400
Dental Assistant Salary in Virginia (VA)$17.36$694$3,008$36,1009,000
Dental Assistant Salary in Washington (WA)$19.23$769$3,333$40,0009,000
Dental Assistant Salary in West Virginia (WV)$13.85$554$2,400$28,8001,000
Dental Assistant Salary in Wisconsin (WI)$17.21$688$2,983$35,8006,000
Dental Assistant Salary in Wyoming (WY)$15.77$631$2,733$32,800600

Source: BLS