Entry-Level Dental Assistant in Dallas, Texas Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Dallas Dental Assistants sits in the ballpark of $13.92 per hour. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, more than a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by over a third and dental insurance is reported by just over a half. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Dental Assistants in Dallas, Texas, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$9.70 - $16.43
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MEDIAN: $14.24
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Hourly Data $0$16
Hourly Rate $9.70 - $16.43
Annual Data $0$35K
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$20,268 - $35,813
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 26

About Dallas, Texas

Dallas County, Texas
1,300,082
Male:
639,019 (49.2%)
Female:
661,063 (50.8%)
Dallas (/ˈdæləs/) is a major city in the state of Texas and is the largest urban center of the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States. The city proper ranks ninth in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. The city's prominence arose from its historical importance as a center for the oil and cotton industries, and its position along numerous railroad lines. The bulk of the city is in Dallas County, of which it is the county seat; however, sections of the city are located in Collin, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall counties. According to the 2010 United States Census, the city had a population of 1,197,816. The United States Census Bureau's estimate for the city's population increased to 1,300,092 as of July 1, 2015. The city is the largest economic center of the 12-county Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area (commonly referred to as DFW), which...
Dallas:
$45,918
Texas:
$55,653
$903
Dallas:
$152,400
Texas:
$152,000
3.5%

Dental Assistant Job Listings

Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
19%

Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Orthodontics
▲3%

Oral Surgery
▲1%

Pediatrics
▲1%

Order Inventory
▼0%

Office Administration
▼0%

National Average
$30,000

Instrument Control
▼2%

Patient Education
▼4%

Radiology
▼5%

Spanish Language
▼6%

Customer Service
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
no benefits
None: 38%