A Dental Assistant in Fort Worth, Texas earns an average wage of $14.61 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Order Inventory and Office Administration.

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$30.00  
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$19,889 - $46,347  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 38

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About Fort Worth, Texas

Tarrant County, Texas
836,969
Male:
414,126 (49.5%)
Female:
422,843 (50.5%)
Fort Worth is the 16th-largest city in the United States and the fifth-largest city in the state of Texas. The city is in North Central Texas and covers nearly 350 square miles (910 km2) in the counties of Denton, Parker, Wise, and Tarrant, of which it is the county seat. According to the 2015 census, estimates, Fort Worth's population is 833,319. The city is the second-largest in the Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area (the "DFW Metroplex"). The city was established in 1849 as an Army outpost on a bluff overlooking the Trinity River. Today, Fort Worth still embraces its Western heritage and traditional architecture and design. USS Fort Worth (LCS-3) is the first ship of the United States Navy named after the city. Fort Worth is home to the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition and several world-class museums designed by internationally known contemporary architects. The Kimbell Art Museum, considered to have one of the best collections in...
Fort Worth:
$55,888
Texas:
$55,653
$936
Fort Worth:
$136,700
Texas:
$152,000
3.9%

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Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
24%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$31,000


Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Order Inventory
up arrow 28%

Office Administration
up arrow 22%

Orthodontics
up arrow 3%

Patient Education
0%

National Average
$31,000

Instrument Control
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 5%

Oral Surgery
up arrow 7%

Radiology
up arrow 10%

Pediatrics
up arrow 15%

Periodontics
up arrow 22%

Spanish Language
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
24%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
dental benefits
None: 45%
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