Oregon Dental Assistant Salaries

Dental assistants can increase their salary by becoming Expanded Function Dental Assistants (EFDAs), becoming certified in radiology or other areas or returning to school to pursue an associate’s or bachelor’s degree and becoming a hygienist. The following are average Oregon dental assistant salaries by city.

Portland: $47,000
Salem: $47,000
Eugene: $52,000
Gresham: $47,000
Hillsboro: $47,000


Oregon Dental Assistant Organizations

Oregon Dental Assistants Association

This group helps promote the careers of dental assistants by representing them in legislative support activities, offering continuing education courses and an opportunity to network and find job opportunities.

Oregon Dental Assistants Association
3340 Commercial St. SE, Ste. 210
Salem, OR 97302

Dental Assistant Schools