Dental Assisting Job Titles
Education, Certification, & Training Required For Basic Supportive Dental Procedures
None. Dental assistants in Alabama can perform basic supportive dental procedures under the supervision of a licensed dentist.
Expanded Duties Dental Assisting Requirements
The state of Alabama doesn’t recognize Expanded Duties Dental Assistant (EDDA) designations.
Alabama does not currently have any radiography requirements. Any dental assistant can perform x-rays and operate radiography equipment.
Dental Assistant Salary in Alabama
Lowest Salary $19,800
Median Salary $30,240
Highest Salary $37,900
Average Salary $29,550
Dental Assistant Salary in Major Cities
Lowest Salary $21,630
Median Salary $29,230
Highest Salary $36,530
Average Salary $28,980
Lowest Salary $21,860
Median Salary $32,450
Highest Salary $37,380
Average Salary $30,760
* Figures based on 2012 data courtesy of the US Bureau of Labor Statistics