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Dental Assistant Salary in San Antonio, Texas

Dental Assistants in San Antonio can expect to earn an average of $14.17 per hour. Just over two-fifths report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. The vast majority of San Antonio Dental Assistants (88 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Most Dental Assistants in San Antonio, Texas like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$9.93 - $17.72
(Median)
$9
$14
$18
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.93 - $17.72  
   
Overtime
$7.45 - $26.82  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,524  
   
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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$22,053 - $37,096  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 66

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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 Dental Assistants in San Antonio, Texas, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $25K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $31K. San Antonio Dental Assistants see a median salary of $35K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Dental Assistants in San Antonio with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are no higher than those with 10 to 20 years on the job.

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Experience Affects Dental Assistant in San Antonio, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%



National Average
$30,000


Skills That Affect Dental Assistant in San Antonio, Texas Salaries

Order Inventory
up arrow 7%

Office Administration
up arrow 3%

Periodontics
up arrow 3%

Radiology
0%

Orthodontics
0%

National Average
$30,000

Instrument Control
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Pediatrics
up arrow 4%

Oral Surgery
up arrow 7%

Spanish Language
up arrow 7%


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 45% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 18%