Experienced Dental Assistant in Houston, Texas Salary

Median pay for Experienced Dental Assistants in Houston, Texas is around $17.42 per hour. There are far more female Experienced Houston Dental Assistants who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 83 percent. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Just under one in three enjoy medical while just under one-half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to less than one-tenth. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$29,146 - $39,500
$35K
MEDIAN: $34,817
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$14.45 - $20.27
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$17
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MEDIAN: $17.42
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$0$42K
Salary $34,817
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$29,169 - $42,460
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5
Hourly Data $0$24
Hourly Rate $14.45 - $20.27
Overtime $24.75
Annual Data $0$42K
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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$29,169 - $42,460
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Dental Assistant Job Listings

Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
10-19 years
92%
20 years or more
8%
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Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Patient Education
▲10%

Radiology
▲8%

Instrument Control
▲6%

Oral Surgery
▲6%

Customer Service
▲6%

Order Inventory
▲5%

Pediatrics
▲5%

Spanish Language
▲5%

Orthodontics
▲3%

National Average
$36,000

Office Administration
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 31%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 38%
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