Tennessee Dental Assistant Salaries
Tennessee pay for dental assistants is very comparable to the nations average pay. Many dental assistants are paid hourly, anywhere from $10-$25/hour. The average Tennessee dental assistant salary is around $14/hour. The average annual salary of a dental assistant in Tennessee is about $29,900. Below are the average salary listings for the five largest cities in Tennessee.
Chattanooga – $31,000
Clarksville – $32,000
Knoxville – $35,000
Memphis – $31,000
Nashville-Davidson – $31,000
Tennessee Dental Assistant’s Association
One of the few associations in the country solely comprised of dental assistants, the Tennessee Dental Assistant’s Association strives to provide the states dental assistants with information regarding continuing education, professional development, legislative advancements in the field, and employment opportunities. The organization prides itself in recognizing dental assistants as a professional career.