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Georgia Dental Assistant Salaries

Georgia dental assistant salaries average $40,000 a year. The national average is $37,000 so the state average of Georgia is slightly higher. Most dental assistants are paid hourly. Depending on their geographic location, hourly pay ranges from $11.94 to $20.69 an hour. Dentists are relying on dental assistants to perform more tasks in the office than ever before so that they are free to better tend to patient needs. This reason alone is opening up more dental assistant jobs across the country as well as leading to increased pay. The salaries listed are the average pay for dental assistants in the five largest cities in the state.

Athens - $35,000
Atlanta - $39,000
Augusta - $38,000
Columbus - $35,000
Savannah - $34,000

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