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Iowa Dental Assistant Salaries - IA

An Iowa dental assistant salary averages around $32,000 annually. Their hourly pay averages around $15.50, according to The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), however depending on their duties and geographic location, dental assistants in Iowa make anywhere from $11 an hour to almost $20 an hour. The national averages for dental assistants, as reported by the BLS are $33,000 annually and $16.63 hourly. Below are the current salary averages for jobs open to dental assistants in some of the largest cities in Iowa, as reported on indeed.com.

Ames - $32,000
Cedar Falls - $32,000
Cedar Rapids - $33,000
Council Bluffs - $30,000
Davenport - $31,000
Des Moines - $31,000
Dubuque - $31,000
Iowa City - $34,000
Sioux City - $32,000
Waterloo – $31,000

www.bls.gov www.indeed.com

Iowa Dental Assistant Associations

Iowa Dental Assistants Association – The following is the statement of professional commitment, as seen on the Iowa Dental Assistants Association website, which sums up the vision of the organization. “As a professional dental assistant, I will promote the advancement of the careers of dental assistants and the dental assisting profession in matters of education, legislation, credentialing and professional activities which enhance the delivery of quality dental health care to the public.”

www.idaada.org

Dental Assistant Schools