The average rate for a Dental Assistant in Austin, Texas is $15.39 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Customer Service, Periodontics, Order Inventory, Office Administration, and Orthodontics.

$26,400 - $45,000
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$41K
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MEDIAN: $41,270
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$11.06 - $20.92
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$11
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$41,271  
   
Bonus
$50.34 - $2,285  
Total Pay (?
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$23,007 - $44,270  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$11.06 - $20.92  
   
Overtime
$18.01  
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$50.34 - $2,285  
   
Total Pay (?
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$23,007 - $44,270  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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About Austin, Texas

Travis County, Texas
910,649
Male:
475,718 (51.1%)
Female:
456,122 (48.9%)
Austin (/ˈɒstᵻn, ˈɔː-/) is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County. It is the 11th-most populated city in the U.S and the 4th-most populated in Texas. It is the fastest growing of the 50 largest US cities and the second largest state capital city in the United States after Phoenix, Arizona. As of June 1, 2016, Austin had a population of 931,830 (U.S. Census Bureau estimate). Located in Central Texas in the foothills of Texas Hill Country, the city is home to numerous lakes, rivers, and waterways including Lady Bird Lake, Barton Springs, McKinney Falls, the Colorado River, Lake Travis, and Lake Walter E. Long. It is the cultural and economic center of the Austin–Round Rock metropolitan area, which had an estimated population of 2,010,860 as of June 1, 2016. In the 1830s, pioneers began to settle the area in central Austin along the Colorado...
Austin:
$62,250
Texas:
$55,653
$1,139
Austin:
$282,700
Texas:
$152,000
3.1%

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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries



National Average
$32,000


Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries


Periodontics
up arrow 22%

Order Inventory
up arrow 19%

Office Administration
up arrow 18%

Orthodontics
up arrow 18%


Pediatrics
up arrow 15%

up arrow 12%

Instrument Control
up arrow 12%

Spanish Language
up arrow 5%

National Average
$32,000

Oral Surgery
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
medical benefits
Vision: 29%
dental benefits
None: 34%
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