What is the average Dental Assistant salary for Florida?

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How much does a Dental Assistant make in Florida? The average Dental Assistant salary in Florida is $40,820 ( $19.63 per hour) as of 2021, but the range typically falls between $36,970 and $47,420. Dental Assistant salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, as well as years of experience.

Average Dental Assistant salary for Florida

(Percentile wage estimates for Dental Assistants)

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Average Dental Assistant salary by metro-area

CityEmployed Dental AssistantsAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Fort Myers, FL560$20.63$42,910
Destin, FL220$19.64$40,850
Daytona Beach, FL470$19.48$40,510
Gainesville, FL290$20.45$42,530
Homosassa Springs, FL80$17.96$37,370
Jacksonville, FL1,500$20.55$42,740
Lakeland, FL470$18.74$38,970
Miami, FL7,600$18.95$39,420
Naples, FL470$23.40$48,670
Sarasota, FL920$19.96$41,520
Ocala, FL280$19.29$40,110
Orlando, FL2,600$20.06$41,720
Melbourne, FL670$20.02$41,650
Panama City, FL170$18.87$39,250
Pensacola, FL450$18.65$38,800
Port St. Lucie, FL440$19.50$40,560
Punta Gorda, FL160$18.70$38,890
Vero Beach, FL160$19.37$40,280
Sebring, FL80$16.92$35,190
Tallahassee, FL290$18.08$37,600
Tampa, FL2,830$20.35$42,330
The Villages, FL90$18.99$39,500

All data above was collected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and is updated as of May 2021.