What is the average Dental Assistant salary for Tennessee?

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How much does a Dental Assistant make in Tennessee? The average Dental Assistant salary in Tennessee is $39,160 ( $18.83 per hour) as of 2021, but the range typically falls between $35,770 and $46,680. 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 Tennessee

(Percentile wage estimates for Dental Assistants)

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Average Dental Assistant salary by metro-area

CityEmployed Dental AssistantsAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Chattanooga, TN590$18.55$38,590
Clarksville, TN280$18.50$38,480
Jackson, TN130$18.11$37,670
Johnson City, TN230$18.26$37,970
Bristol, TN250$17.84$37,100
Knoxville, TN830$19.04$39,600
Memphis, TN1,000$18.63$38,740
Morristown, TN80$18.01$37,460
Nashville, TN2,130$19.20$39,930

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