Lowest-paying states for 3 dental jobs

Alaska, Arkansas and Alabama were the lowest-paying states for three dental roles in 2022, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The federal agency released updated compensation data for dental jobs on April 25 to reflect 2022 information.

Here are the lowest-paying states for dentists, dental assistants and dental hygienists:


Alaska: $118,030

Dental assistants

Arkansas: $36,570

Dental hygienists

Alabama: $53,870

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