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Fast Facts for Dental Assistants in Iowa

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Iowa City, Dubuque and Sioux City
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Ames, Des Moines and Cedar Rapids
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Des Moines, Davenport and Cedar Rapids

Salaries for Dental Assistants in Iowa

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Ames, Cedar Rapids and Des Moines

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Dental Assistants

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Dental Assistants relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2019 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2018-28 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics,

Metro Area
Annual Median Salary
Cedar Rapids340$47,760
Waterloo-Cedar Falls220$36,910
Iowa City250$42,230
Des Moines-West Des Moines530$43,720

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