Entry-Level Dental Assistant in Dallas, Texas Salary

Entry-Level Dallas Dental Assistants can expect to earn an average of $14.21 per hour. Most Entry-Level Dental Assistants in Dallas, Texas like their work and job satisfaction is high. Health benefits are not claimed by all — a little more than half lack any form of coverage — but roughly one in four have medical insurance, and more than a third have dental, too. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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MEDIAN: $14.21
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Overtime
$18.59  
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$20,298 - $35,185  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 44

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About Dallas, Texas

Dallas County, Texas
1,300,082
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...
Dallas:
$45,918
Texas:
$55,653
$903
Dallas:
$152,400
Texas:
$152,000
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Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
9%
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Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Pediatrics
▲4%

Oral Surgery
▲2%

Orthodontics
▲2%

Office Administration
▼0%

National Average
$30,000

Order Inventory
▼1%

Instrument Control
▼3%

Spanish Language
▼3%

Radiology
▼4%

Patient Education
▼4%

Customer Service
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 25%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
dental benefits
None: 55%
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