Missouri Dental Assistant Salaries
The salary for dental assistants varies widely from one state to the next. The average Missouri dental assistant salary, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, is $33,000 annually. The following list details the average salaries in several of Missouri’s larger metropolitan areas, according to indeed.com:
Springfield - $42,000
Independence - $38,000
Columbia - $44,000
Jefferson City - $44,000
Kansas City – $38,000
Missouri Dental Assistant Associations
Missouri Dental Assistants Association – This association advocates quality dental care delivery, advances the practice of dental assisting, and supports national credentialing.
Missouri Dental Association – This organization promotes advocacy, education, and leadership within the dental industry in Missouri. It also provides continuing education opportunities and a resource for dental professionals statewide.