Virginia Dental Assistant Salaries

The average salary for dental assistants in the United States is $33,000 annually, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The median Virginia dental assistant salary is projected as about $32,800 meaning that dental assistants in Virginia can expect very competitive wages compared to their peers around the country. The following lists salaries dental assistants can expect in some of the most prominent city in Virginia.

Virginia Beach, $41,000
Norfolk, $40,000
Chesapeake, $41,000
Arlington, $57,000
Richmond, $45,000
Newport News, $40,000
Hampton, $40,000
Alexandria, $57,000
Portsmouth, $40,000
Roanoke, $41,000
Lynchburg, $53,000
Williamsburg, $38,000


Virginia Dental Assistant Associations

The American Dental Assistants Association is organized to help those within the dental assisting career with continuing education programs. As well the ADAA is the representative voice for dental assistants across the nation in terms of the laws and rules regulating these professionals.

American Dental Assistants Association
35 East Wacker Drive, Suite 1730
Chicago, Illinois 60601

National Dental Assistant Association's goal is to reach the minorities to better serve their dental health needs and recruit minority populations into the dental assisting professions.

National Dental Association
3517 16th Street
NW Washington, DC 20010

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