Where to find work

Dental assistants are in high demand and can expect continuing employment opportunities in a variety of clinical settings. These include private dental offices, group practices, and public and non-profit clinics found in colleges and universities.

Future jobs*

In Washington, this occupation is expected to grow about 12.3% over the next six years.

Salary examples*

Entry-level wages for dental assistants are $11.98 per hour on average ($2,077 per month). In King and Snohomish Counties, experienced dental assistants earn $13.95 to $19.20, depending on location. Wages vary based on the dental assistant's level of training and experience.

What jobs are available now?

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Dental Assistant Salary in Seattle, WA