Dental Assistant Salary in San Antonio, Texas

Average Dental Assistants in San Antonio make around $14.06 per hour. There are far more female San Antonio Dental Assistants who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 90 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to around two in five, and more than half earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Dental Assistants in San Antonio, Texas, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$20,585 - $37,528
(Median)
$21K
$30K
$38K
MEDIAN: $29,886
10%
50%
90%

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$10.21 - $17.82
(Median)
$10
$14
$18
MEDIAN: $14.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$20,585 - $37,528  
   
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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$22,352 - $37,202  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.21 - $17.82  
   
Overtime
$7.50 - $26.63  
National 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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$22,352 - $37,202  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 86
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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.


Dental Assistants in San Antonio with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $26K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $32K on average — a distinctly larger sum. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $34K in this role. Dental Assistants in San Antonio, Texas who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $35K.

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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 6%

Office Administration
up arrow 6%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Oral Surgery
up arrow 2%

Periodontics
up arrow 2%

Radiology
up arrow 1%

Instrument Control
0%

Patient Education
0%

Orthodontics
0%

Spanish Language
0%

National Average
$30,000

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
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
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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