What is the average Dental Assistant salary for Louisiana?

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How much does a Dental Assistant make in Louisiana? The average Dental Assistant salary in Louisiana is $34,600 ( $16.64 per hour) as of 2020, but the range typically falls between $28,030 and $40,150. 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 Louisiana

(Percentile wage estimates for Dental Assistants)

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Average Dental Assistant salary by metro-area

CityEmployed Dental AssistantsAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Alexandria, LA160$16.95$35,260
Baton Rouge, LA950$16.41$34,130
Hammond, LA110$15.69$32,630
Thibodaux, LA290$15.17$31,560
Lafayette, LA480$16.01$33,290
Lake Charles, LA240$17.18$35,740
Monroe, LA210$16.87$35,080
New Orleans, LA1,530$17.39$36,170
Shreveport, LA340$15.91$33,090

All data above was collected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and is updated as of May 2020.