According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average annual income of a dental assistant in 2012 was $34,500 per year. Average hourly wages were $16.59 per hour. More »

Average annual pay for dental assistants according to May 2013 wage data was $35,640. This equates to approximately $17.13 per hour. Ten percent of dental assistants made at or below $24,220, but the top 10 percent made ... More » Business & Finance Careers Salaries

The role of a dental assistant will vary with each employer, but may include working the front desk, scheduling, record keeping, preparing equipment, readying patients for treatment, cleaning teeth, or taking x-rays. Den... More » Business & Finance Careers Career Aspirations

As of 2012, a registered dental assistant makes approximately $34,000 a year, or roughly $16.59 per hour, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The actual pay for a dental assistant may vary depending on the state... More » Business & Finance Careers Salaries

The expected salary for a dental assistant is between $22,000 and $43,000 a year as of 2015, according to PayScale. Factors like profit sharing and bonuses also contribute to the hourly paid position. More » Business & Finance Careers Salaries

According to the 2012 Bureau of Labor Statistics report, auto mechanics make an average of $36,610 per year or, $17.60 per hour. Average pay for auto mechanics varies based upon geographic location, education and level o... More » Business & Finance Careers Salaries

The median pay of a dentist's assistant is $34,500 a year, as stated by the United States Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics. Dental assistants help the dentist during a patient exam, perform cleanings, take ... More » Business & Finance Careers Salaries