According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, dental assistants earn an average salary of $42,510 per year ($20.44 per hour).*
Dental assistants in the state of Minnesota earn an average salary of $53,080 per year ($25.52 per hour), which represents the highest state average in the country.
* Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook 2021. BLS estimates do not represent entry-level wages and/or salaries. Multiple factors, including prior experience, age, geography market in which you want to work and degree field, will affect career outcomes and earnings. Herzing neither represents that its graduates will earn the average salaries calculated by BLS for a particular job nor guarantees that graduation from its program will result in a job, promotion, salary increase or other career growth.