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Dental Assistant Salary in San Antonio, Texas

Earnings for Dental Assistants in San Antonio, Texas come in at around $14.13 per hour on average. Female Dental Assistants in San Antonio far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Just over two-fifths enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to around a sixth. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$9.98 - $17.61
(Median)
$10
$14
$18
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.98 - $17.61  
   
Overtime
$7.45 - $26.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,521  
   
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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$21,932 - $36,911  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 73

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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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $26K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $31K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $35K. Dental Assistants in San Antonio, Texas 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 17%


National Average
$30,000


Skills That Affect Dental Assistant in San Antonio, Texas Salaries

Order Inventory
up arrow 5%

Office Administration
up arrow 5%

Periodontics
up arrow 2%

Radiology
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
0%

Oral Surgery
0%

Orthodontics
0%

National Average
$30,000

Instrument Control
up arrow 1%

Spanish Language
up arrow 3%

Pediatrics
up arrow 3%


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
10%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 43% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 20%
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