San Antonio Dental Assistants can expect wages of $14.36 per hour on average. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to just under one in three, and more than a third earn dental coverage. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$21,409 - $33,421
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$29K
$33K
MEDIAN: $29,141
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$10.40 - $18.51
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Salary
$21,409 - $33,421  
   
Bonus
$98.99 - $2,959  
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$21,965 - $38,784  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Hourly Rate
$10.40 - $18.51  
   
Overtime
$21.00  
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$98.99 - $2,959  
   
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$21,965 - $38,784  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 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

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


For Dental Assistants in San Antonio, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $27K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $33K. San Antonio Dental Assistants who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $33K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $37K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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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
15%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries




National Average
$30,000


Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries


Office Administration
up arrow 7%

Oral Surgery
up arrow 5%



Orthodontics
up arrow 3%


Periodontics
up arrow 2%


Spanish Language
0%

National Average
$30,000

Pediatrics
up arrow 2%

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
15%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 28%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
dental benefits
None: 51%
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