The average hourly pay for a Dental Assistant with Periodontics skills in Austin, Texas is $17.60.
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Job Description for Dental Assistant
A dental assistant's duties include hands-on work with dental patients, assisting the dentist, and/or performing clerical functions in a dental clinic. Depending on an individual’s certification and goals, any of these are possible job tasks. If an individual would like hands-on work in the dentist’s office, their duties may include prepping the patient for a particular operation; this particular duty would involve knowledge of the teeth and most dental procedures. The dental assistant would the…Read more
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Skills in Customer Service and Order Inventory are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Patient Education, Instrument Control and Radiology.
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Employees with Dental Assistant in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 22.8% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (19.0% less), Los Angeles, California (14.5% less) and Dallas, Texas (13.3% less).
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