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Dental Assistant Salary in Houston, Texas

A Dental Assistant in Houston, Texas earns an average wage of $14.98 per hour. A skill in Orthodontics is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$19,574 - $43,944
(Median)
$20K
$32K
$44K
MEDIAN: $32,000
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$9.99 - $20.17
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$19,574 - $43,944  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,966  
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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$20,808 - $43,257  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 26
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.99 - $20.17  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $27.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,966  
   
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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$20,808 - $43,257  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 118

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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant in Houston, Texas

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

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Experience Affects Dental Assistant in Houston, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%



National Average
$32,000


Skills That Affect Dental Assistant in Houston, Texas Salaries

Periodontics
up arrow 10%

Orthodontics
up arrow 10%



Office Administration
up arrow 6%

Instrument Control
up arrow 3%

Radiology
up arrow 3%

Patient Education
up arrow 3%

Order Inventory
up arrow 3%

National Average
$32,000

Pediatrics
up arrow 2%

Spanish Language
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 33% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 14% employee benefits None: 48%
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