Dental Assistant Salary in District of Columbia

How much does a Dental Assistant make in District of Columbia? The average Dental Assistant salary in District of Columbia is $42,091 as of January 20, 2020, but the range typically falls between $37,358 and $46,540. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

25% $37,358 10% $33,049 90% $50,590 75% $46,540 $42,091 50%(Median)
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Dental Assistant assists with oral surgery and other procedures under the direct supervision of a dentist. Prepares and arranges needed tools and instruments for scheduled procedures. Being a Dental Assistant hands necessary tools and equipment to the dentist and provides assistance during treatment. May record findings, change barriers, or sterilize equipment. Additionally, Dental Assistant requires an associate degree from an accredited program. Typically reports to a dentist. To be a Dental Assistant typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. May be entry level if some experience in the skill. Gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. (Copyright 2020

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Naval Anacost Annex, DC Avg. Salary $41,879 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Parcel Return Service, DC Avg. Salary $41,879 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington, DC Avg. Salary $41,879 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington Navy Yard, DC Avg. Salary $41,879 Date Updated January 20, 2020
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