The average wage for a Mid-Career Dental Assistant in Houston, Texas is $15.29 per hour.

$21,600 - $43,977
(Median)
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$36K
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MEDIAN: $36,000
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$11.43 - $17.32
(Median)
$11
$15
$17
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$36,000  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$23,419 - $36,803  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$11.43 - $17.32  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$23,419 - $36,803  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Pediatrics
up arrow 7%

Oral Surgery
up arrow 6%

Patient Education
up arrow 5%

Office Administration
up arrow 4%

Spanish Language
up arrow 3%

Order Inventory
0%

Customer Service
0%

Radiology
0%

National Average
$32,000

Instrument Control
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Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 20%
dental benefits
None: 35%
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