Median pay for Entry-Level Dallas Dental Assistants lies in the neighborhood of $14.15 per hour. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Although approximately one in four have medical coverage and more than a third have dental coverage, close to one-half claim no health benefits at all. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$9.77 - $16.26
(Median)
$9
$14
$16
MEDIAN: $14.00
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$9.77 - $16.26  
   
Overtime
$18.25  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$1,070  
   
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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$20,408 - $35,846  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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About Dallas, Texas

Dallas County, Texas
1,282,803
Male:
639,019 (49.2%)
Female:
661,063 (50.8%)
Dallas (/ˈdæləs/) is a major city in the state of Texas and is the largest urban center of the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States. The city proper ranks ninth in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. The city's prominence arose from its historical importance as a center for the oil and cotton industries, and its position along numerous railroad lines. The bulk of the city is in Dallas County, of which it is the county seat; however, sections of the city are located in Collin, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall counties. According to the 2010 United States Census, the city had a population of 1,197,816. The United States Census Bureau's estimate for the city's population increased to 1,300,092 as of July 1, 2015. The city is the largest economic center of the 12-county Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area (commonly referred to as DFW), which...
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Dallas:
$152,400
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$152,000
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Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Orthodontics
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Oral Surgery
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Pediatrics
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National Average
$30,000

Order Inventory
up arrow 1%

Instrument Control
up arrow 3%

Spanish Language
up arrow 3%

Radiology
up arrow 4%

Patient Education
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Office Administration
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Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 27%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
medical benefits
Vision: 27%
dental benefits
None: 50%
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