How much does a dental assistant make per hour ?

Researching dental assistant jobs and I am wondering how much they make per hour. Anyone who is a dental assistant that can offer me any insight would be great.

Asked By: Becca 1183 - 11/21/2010
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Generally $25-$45/hr and they usually only work around 30ish hours a week at two different dental offices. That's the norm. I'm a nurse and nursing sucks. No jobs and high abuse rate. Worst field ever. I wish I would have been smart and gone for Dental Assisting.
Answered By: Ginny - 11/21/2010
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Hey Becca You're best best would be to go to a really cool site and type in DA and the state where you live - they pretty much give you an idea on how much a DA would make starting and also as a seasoned DA. **Good Luck**
Answered By: ♪ Brunette Latina ♫ - 11/23/2010
Hi, I just graduated school this past May for DA in Connecticut. The person above me who wrote about was right. Its a good website to find out about what the average it. I can tell you a few things right now though... More
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