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Dental assistant salary in Utah

How much does a Dental Assistant make in Utah?

Average base salary

below national average
Average $17.91
Low $13.65
High $23.49
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a dental assistant is $17.91 per hour in Utah. 1.3k salaries reported, updated at September 27, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in Utah

Years of experiencePer hour
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Dental Assistants in Utah

  1. Signature Dental Partners
    39 reviews44 salaries reported
    $21.39per hour
  2. $18.38per hour
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Highest paying cities for Dental Assistants near Utah

  1. Murray, UT
    $19.11 per hour
    31 salaries reported
  2. Salt Lake City, UT
    $18.77 per hour
    197 salaries reported
  3. Sandy, UT
    $18.63 per hour
    59 salaries reported
  1. West Jordan, UT
    $17.96 per hour
    60 salaries reported
  2. South Jordan, UT
    $17.69 per hour
    28 salaries reported
  3. Provo, UT
    $17.64 per hour
    43 salaries reported
  1. Layton, UT
    $16.98 per hour
    34 salaries reported
  2. Saint George, UT
    $16.95 per hour
    70 salaries reported
  3. Kaysville, UT
    $16.89 per hour
    10 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 $17.91 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

A perfect smile
Riverton Dental
Rock Hotel Dental
Professional Dental & Orthodontics
DOCS Health
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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 Utah?

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Common questions about salaries for a Dental Assistant

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