Dental Assistant Career

Job Description: Assist dentist, set up equipment, prepare patient for treatment, and keep records.


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Dental Assistant Career

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$37,890

Median Hourly Wage

$18.22*

Total Employed Nationally

327,290


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2016 wage data and 2016-2026 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2016-2026). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.