Pennsylvania Dental Assistant Salaries

Dental Assistants earn an average of $30,000, but by returning to school and then earning a license to practice as an Expanded Function Dental Assistant, you can earn a better salary. The average Pennsylvania dental assistant salary is $39,000. The below figures give the average salary for this profession by major city.

Philadelphia: $34,000
Pittsburgh: $31,000
Allentown: $31,000
Erie: $31,000
Reading: $31,000
Bethlehem: $31,000
Scranton: $23,000
Lancaster: $30,000


Pennsylvania Dental Assistant Associations

Pennsylvania Dental Assistants Association
Since 1950, this group has offered information and community to assistants, front office staff, teachers, lab staff, sales reps and students with an interest in the field. It is an affiliate of the American Dental Assistants Association.

Pennsylvania Dental Assistants Association

Northeast Pennsylvania Dental Assistant Society
This, more localized group, focuses on informing the public in this quadrant of the state about the benefits of dental care. The group is comprised of local assistants and EFDAs.

Northeast Pennsylvania Dental Assistant Society

Dental Assistant Schools