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Dental assistant salary in Olathe, KS

How much does a Dental Assistant make in Olathe, KS?

Average base salary

below national average
Average $18.53
Low $14.49
High $23.69
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a dental assistant is $18.53 per hour in Olathe, KS. 81 salaries reported, updated at March 14, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in Olathe, KS

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Top companies for Dental Assistants in Olathe, KS

  1. Willamette Dental
    176 reviews13 salaries reported
    $27.21per hour
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Highest paying cities for Dental Assistants near Olathe, KS

  1. Lenexa, KS
    $20.07 per hour
    45 salaries reported
  2. Prairie Village, KS
    $19.28 per hour
    27 salaries reported
  3. Leawood, KS
    $19.21 per hour
    23 salaries reported
  1. Overland Park, KS
    $19.07 per hour
    140 salaries reported
  2. Olathe, KS
    $18.53 per hour
    81 salaries reported
  3. Wichita, KS
    $18.14 per hour
    113 salaries reported
  1. Topeka, KS
    $17.76 per hour
    81 salaries reported
  2. Shawnee, KS
    $17.66 per hour
    39 salaries reported
  3. Lawrence, KS
    $17.50 per hour
    58 salaries reported
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Where can a Dental Assistant earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Dental Assistants

Most recommended certification

EFDA Certification

(earn +7.51% more)

The jobs requiring this certification have increase by 1600.00% since 2018. Dental Assistants with this certification earn +7.51% more than the average base salary, which is $18.53 per hour.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this certificationChange from previous year
20171increase by 1
20181decrease by 0.00%
201917increase by 1600.00%

Top companies hiring Dental Assistants with the recommended certification

DOCS Health
Gentle Dental
Affordable Dentures & Implants
J. Richard Burch DDS LLC
Little Big Smiles
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Top licenses
Registered Dental Hygienist
Top skills
Anatomy Knowledge
Top specialties
Primary Care

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top LicensesSalaryJob openingsCompanies
29 jobs53
2,967 jobs4,336
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Most common benefits for Dental Assistants

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • 403(b)
  • AD&D insurance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Pet insurance
  • Prescription drug insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Safety equipment provided
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Uniform allowance
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 1,022 ratings

45% of Dental Assistants in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in Olathe, KS?

Orthodontic Assistant

20 job openings

Average $20.12 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Dental Assistant

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