Dental Assistants work in many settings:

  • Private dental offices
  • Community health centers
  • Hospitals
  • Dental assistant schools

Salary Information

  • The Median Pay is the wage at which half of the workers earn more than that amount and half earn less. The median hourly pay for Dental Assistants in Connecticut was $20.18 in 2016.*
  • The lowest ten percent earned an average of $13.82 and the highest ten percent earned an average of $27.33 in 2016.*
  • Salary for dental assistants in Connecticut can range from $12-28 per hour depending on experience.

Salary and benefits vary substantially by practice and may be contingent upon full-time employment.
*Information obtained from State of Connecticut Department of Labor – Labor Market Information