Dental Assistant in Houston, Texas Salary

A Dental Assistant in Houston, Texas earns an average wage of $14.89 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.

$15,205 - $45,371
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$31K
$45K
MEDIAN: $31,449
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$10.03 - $19.93
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$15,205 - $45,371  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,928  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$20,984 - $42,970  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.03 - $19.93  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $26.95  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,928  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$20,984 - $42,970  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 158
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%



National Average
$31,000


Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Orthodontics
up arrow 11%


Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Office Administration
up arrow 3%

Radiology
up arrow 2%

Periodontics
up arrow 2%

Patient Education
up arrow 1%

Order Inventory
up arrow 1%

Instrument Control
0%

National Average
$31,000

Pediatrics
up arrow 1%

Spanish Language
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
medical benefits
Vision: 16%
dental benefits
None: 46%
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