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Dental Assistant Salary
in Kansas City, Missouri

$39,264 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$644

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Dental Assistant is $39,264 a year and $19 an hour in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. The average salary range for a Dental Assistant is between $29,479 and $47,414. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Dental Assistant. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Assists Dentist during examination and treatment of patients.
  • Prepares patient, sterilizes and disinfects instruments, sets up instrument trays, and prepares materials.
  • Takes and records medical and dental histories and vital signs of patient.
Dental Assistant Job Prevalence in Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Job family: Dental Assistants

Job family population: 337,160

Estimated population of Dental Assistant jobs: 159,463

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$45,518
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Kansas City, Missouri

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Description: Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city had an estimated population of 491,918 in 2018, making it the 38th most-populous city in the United States. It is the central city of the Kansas City metropolitan area, which straddles the Kansas–Missouri state line. Kansas City was founded in the 1830s as a Missouri River port at its confluence with the Kansas River coming in from the west. On June 1, 1850 the town of Kansas was incorporated; shortly after came the establishment of the Kansas Territory. Confusion between the two ensued and the name Kansas...

Dental Assistant Job Listings for Kansas City, Missouri

Chairside Dental Assistant
Jul 11
Overland Park, KS, USA
Haake Family Dental LLC
We are a group dental office looking for an experienced chair side dental assistant for full time employment. Our office goes above and beyond for our patients, so you must be customer service ...
Dental Assistant
Jul 10
Independence, MO, USA
john snow d.d.s.
Privately owned Dental Practice seeking a Dental Assistant for a full-time position. You will work as both a Dental Assistant and a floater in the front office and lab. Our ideal candidate is ...
Dental Assistant
Jul 8
Independence, MO, USA
ABC Dental
We are a high-volume fast paced Children's Dental Office looking for a fun, reliable, compassionate, kid friendly Dental Assistant to join our team! Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus.. Basic ...
Registered Dental Assistant - Surgical
Jun 13
Independence, United States
Renew Anchored Dentures
Dental Assistant with experience in oral surgery, implants and/or prosthodontics. We're looking for a self-motivated, multi-tasking, dependable team player, with great customer service skills; one ...
Registered Dental Assistant - Restorative
Jun 13
Independence, United States
Renew Anchored Dentures
Dental assistant with experience in implants and prosthetics. We're looking for a self-motivated, multi-tasking, dependable team player, with great customer service skills; one who communicates very ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Dental Assistant is $39,264 a year and $19 an hour in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. The average salary range for a Dental Assistant is between $29,479 and $47,414. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Dental Assistant. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Dental Assistant Job Listings for Kansas City, Missouri

Chairside Dental Assistant
Jul 11
Overland Park, KS, USA
Haake Family Dental LLC
We are a group dental office looking for an experienced chair side dental assistant for full time employment. Our office goes above and beyond for our patients, so you must be customer service ...
Dental Assistant
Jul 10
Independence, MO, USA
john snow d.d.s.
Privately owned Dental Practice seeking a Dental Assistant for a full-time position. You will work as both a Dental Assistant and a floater in the front office and lab. Our ideal candidate is ...
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