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 $33,560 ( $16.14 per hour) as of 2021, but the range typically falls between $28,890 and $37,520. 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

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Average Dental Assistant salary by metro-area

CityEmployed Dental AssistantsAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Alexandria, LA180$15.23$31,670
Baton Rouge, LA1,060$16.12$33,530
Hammond, LA140$14.77$30,720
Thibodaux, LA260$16.14$33,570
Lafayette, LA600$15.73$32,720
Lake Charles, LA250$16.57$34,460
Monroe, LA300$15.94$33,160
New Orleans, LA1,320$16.81$34,970
Shreveport, LA470$16.00$33,280

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