Dental Assistant Salary in San Antonio, Texas

Dental Assistants in San Antonio, Texas take home approximately $14.11 per hour on average. Roughly two in five enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to close to one-seventh. Most Dental Assistants in San Antonio like their work and job satisfaction is high. The vast majority (90 percent) of San Antonio Dental Assistants who took the survey are female. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$20,585 - $37,528

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$10.23 - $17.95

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$20,585 - $37,528  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,517  
Total Pay (?
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$22,374 - $37,427  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.23 - $17.95  
   
Overtime
$7.50 - $26.63  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,517  
   
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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$22,374 - $37,427  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 87
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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant in San Antonio, Texas

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many San Antonio Dental Assistants, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $26K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $32K. Dental Assistants in San Antonio who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $35K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't higher than less experienced individuals' earnings.

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Experience Affects Dental Assistant in San Antonio, Texas Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 17%


National Average
$30,000


Skills That Affect Dental Assistant in San Antonio, Texas Salaries

Office Administration
up arrow 6%

Order Inventory
up arrow 5%

Periodontics
up arrow 2%

Radiology
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Oral Surgery
up arrow 1%

Instrument Control
0%

Orthodontics
0%

National Average
$30,000

Patient Education
up arrow 1%

Spanish Language
up arrow 1%

Pediatrics
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 39% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 14% employee benefits None: 29%
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