California Dental Assistant Salaries

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the national average pay for dental assistants is $15.95 per hour or just over $33,000 per year. However, California dental assistant salaries are far better than the national average. According to indeed.com California pays dental assistants an average of $45,000 per year. There are some cities in California that pay better salaries than others, due to demand for professionals in this field and overall cost of living.
Below are some city specific salary averages for California. These numbers may include full and part-time employees. Numbers were derived from indeed.com .

State of California: $45,000
Anaheim, California: $40,000
Beverly Hills, California: $44,000
Burbank, California: $44,000
Carmel, California: $43,000
Fresno, California: $40,000
Hollywood, California: $44,000
Laguna Beach, California: $41,000
Los Angeles, California: $44,000
Monterey, California: $42,000
Newport Beach, California: $41,000
Oakland, California: $51,000
Palm Springs, California: $41,000
Palo Alto, California: $54,000
Pasadena, California: $43,000
Redondo Beach, California: $44,000
Sacramento, California: $42,000
San Diego, California: $40,000
San Francisco, California: $52,000
San Jose, California: $53,000
Santa Barbara, California: $38,000
Santa Cruz, California: $51,000
Santa Monica, California: $45,000

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