Dental Assistant in San Antonio, Texas Salary

San Antonio Dental Assistants can expect to earn an average of $14.24 per hour. For the most part, Dental Assistants in San Antonio enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly one in four, and over a third earn dental coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$21,262 - $33,557
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MEDIAN: $29,412
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$10.40 - $18.49
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Salary
$21,262 - $33,557  
   
Bonus
$99.33 - $2,936  
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$21,940 - $38,801  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Hourly Rate
$10.40 - $18.49  
   
Overtime
$18.75  
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$99.33 - $2,936  
   
Total Pay (?
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$21,940 - $38,801  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 70

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About San Antonio, Texas

Bexar County, Texas
1,469,824
Male:
721,405 (49.1%)
Female:
748,419 (50.9%)
San Antonio (/ˌsæn ænˈtoʊni.oʊ/ Spanish for "Saint Anthony"), officially the City of San Antonio, is the seventh-most populated city in the United States and the second-most populous city in the state of Texas, with a population of 1,409,019. It was the fastest growing of the top 10 largest cities in the United States from 2000 to 2010, and the second from 1990 to 2000. The city straddles South Texas and Central Texas and is on the southwestern corner of an urban megaregion known as the Texas Triangle. San Antonio serves as the seat of Bexar County. Recent annexations have extended the city's boundaries into Medina County and, though for only a very tiny area near the city of Garden Ridge, into Comal County. The city has characteristics of other western urban centers in which there are sparsely populated areas and a low density rate outside of the city limits. San Antonio is...
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$152,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Dental Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Dental Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 47 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dental Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 9 salaries. A Dental Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 8 salaries.

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Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

▲26%

▲13%

▲10%

National Average
$30,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries




▲5%


▲3%

▲2%


Periodontics
▲2%


National Average
$30,000

▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 26%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 51%