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2024 Dental Assistant Salary Report

DentalPost’s annual dental salary survey report shares insights into salaries, compensation, bonuses, benefits and work conditions for the dental industry.

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Year over year, the average income of dental assistants increased by 4.24% but satisfaction with their compensation decreased by 7.5% to a low 28.76% being “satisfied” or “very satisfied.”

In 2023, 89% received some benefits, compared to 70% in 2022.

Nearly 25% changed employers

In the previous 12 months, 24.72% of respondents had changed jobs, citing a better work environment and higher pay as the top reasons.