Dental Assistant Salary in Houston, Texas (United States)

The average wage for a Dental Assistant in Houston, Texas is $14.79 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Oral Surgery and Orthodontics. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Dental Assistant in Houston, Texas Total Pay (?
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$20,608 - $46,540
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $30,847
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Dental Assistant in Houston, Texas Total Pay (?
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$9.94 - $20.23
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$20,608 - $46,540  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,650  
Total Pay (?
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$20,899 - $43,858  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 117
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.94 - $20.23  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $27.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,650  
   
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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$20,899 - $43,858  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 117
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant in Houston, Texas Salaries

National Average
$31,000

Skills That Affect Dental Assistant in Houston, Texas Salaries

Orthodontics
up arrow 11%
Office Administration
up arrow 8%
Order Inventory
up arrow 5%
Radiology
up arrow 4%
Pediatrics
0%
Periodontics
0%
National Average
$31,000
Patient Education
up arrow 2%
Spanish Language
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
88%
female alumni
 
Male
13%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 27% dental benefits Dental: 41%
vision benefits Vision: 12% employee benefits None: 48%
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