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What is the Average Salary for Dental Assistants in Florida?

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How much does a Dental Assistant make in Florida? The average Dental Assistant salary in Florida is $46,240 ( $22.23 per hour) as of 2023, but the range typically falls between $39,390 and $49,420. 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, FL760$23.14$48,130
Destin, FL280$22.08$45,920
Daytona Beach, FL510$21.04$43,750
Gainesville, FL370$21.44$44,590
Homosassa Springs, FL70$20.88$43,440
Jacksonville, FL1,750$22.09$45,960
Lakeland, FL540$21.30$44,310
Miami, FL8,830$21.96$45,670
Naples, FL390$26.99$56,150
Sarasota, FL1,200$23.20$48,250
Ocala, FL340$21.02$43,720
Orlando, FL3,350$22.09$45,960
Melbourne, FL640$22.58$46,970
Panama City, FL180$21.82$45,390
Pensacola, FL500$21.02$43,720
Port St. Lucie, FL380$21.65$45,040
Punta Gorda, FL160$21.54$44,800
Vero Beach, FL160$21.51$44,740
Sebring, FL90$19.76$41,090
Tallahassee, FL330$19.66$40,890
Tampa, FL3,390$23.35$48,570
The Villages, FL130$21.72$45,170

All data above was collected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and is updated as of May 2023.