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What is the Average Salary for Dental Assistants in Iowa?

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How much does a Dental Assistant make in Iowa? The average Dental Assistant salary in Iowa is $49,140 ( $23.62 per hour) as of 2023, but the range typically falls between $44,720 and $55,200. 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 Iowa

(Percentile wage estimates for Dental Assistants)

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Average Dental Assistant salary by metro-area

CityEmployed Dental AssistantsAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Ames, IA100$22.82$47,470
Cedar Rapids, IA360$24.56$51,090
Davenport, IA430$21.92$45,590
Des Moines, IA720$25.20$52,410
Dubuque, IA160$23.52$48,920
Iowa City, IA260$24.88$51,740
Sioux City, IA190$23.35$48,570
Cedar Falls, IA180$23.32$48,500

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