Dental Assistant Salary in Houston, Texas

A Dental Assistant in Houston, Texas earns an average wage of $14.94 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.

$14,942 - $46,183

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$10.07 - $20.14

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$14,942 - $46,183  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,952  
Total Pay (?
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$20,806 - $43,510  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.07 - $20.14  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $27.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,952  
   
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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$20,806 - $43,510  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 131
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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

Orthodontics
up arrow 11%



Periodontics
up arrow 6%

Office Administration
up arrow 4%

Radiology
up arrow 3%

Patient Education
up arrow 3%

Order Inventory
up arrow 3%

Instrument Control
up arrow 2%

National Average
$32,000

Pediatrics
up arrow 4%

Spanish Language
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 34% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 48%
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