Dental Assistant Salary in Houston, Texas (United States)

A Dental Assistant in Houston, Texas earns an average wage of $14.76 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Orthodontics and Oral Surgery. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Dental Assistant in Houston, Texas Total Pay (?
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$24,190 - $47,344
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MEDIAN: $30,847
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Dental Assistant in Houston, Texas Total Pay (?
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$9.79 - $20.24
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$24,190 - $47,344  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,370  
Total Pay (?
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$20,798 - $43,985  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 114
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.79 - $20.24  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $27.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,370  
   
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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$20,798 - $43,985  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 114
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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.

Experience Affects Dental Assistant in Houston, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%
National Average
$31,000

Skills That Affect Dental Assistant in Houston, Texas Salaries

Orthodontics
up arrow 11%
Office Administration
up arrow 7%
Patient Education
0%
Order Inventory
0%
Pediatrics
0%
Periodontics
0%
National Average
$31,000
Spanish Language
up arrow 4%

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Gender

Female
87%
female alumni
 
Male
13%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 29% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 12% employee benefits None: 46%
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