Monday, March 21, 2022

Dental Assistant Pay in New England

More than 312,000 dental assistants were employed in the United States as of May 2020 per the latest available occupational employment data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).  Over 12,300 dental assistants at work in May 2020 lived in the six-state New England region of the country.  BLS data reveals New England to be the best region of the country for dental assistant pay.  Not only did all New England states record an annual mean wage level for dental assistants that was above the national average for the profession, but four states in the region ranked among the top ten states nationally for that pay metric.  A deeper dive into May 2020 BLS data details the following about dental assistant pay in New England:

Dental Assistant Pay in New England

Dental Assistant Pay in New England

State # Employed Annual Mean Wages Wage Rank*
CT 3,070 $45,330 11th
MA 6,020 $51,750 2nd
ME 1,100 $44,690 14th
NH 1,150 $50,820 4th
RI 730 $46,560 8th
VT 290 $45,810 9th
U.S. 312,140 $42,310 -------

(*) annual mean wage ranking among the 50 states and the District of Columbia

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics OES. Data extracted on May 26, 2021

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