Average Experienced Dental Assistant Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

$18.72
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$1,100
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Dental Assistant in Houston, Texas is $18.72.
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$14.50
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$18.72
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$23.18
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $23
Bonus
$0 - $1,100
Total Pay
$30,058 - $49,155

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Popular Skills for Dental Assistant

Skills in Radiology and Instrument Control are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Order Inventory, Customer Service and Oral Surgery.

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant

An entry-level Dental Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.80 based on 31 salaries. An early career Dental Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.65 based on 129 salaries. A mid-career Dental Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.51 based on 56 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
Employees with Dental Assistant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 26.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (17.8% more) and New York, New York (11.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (9.0% less), Las Vegas, Nevada (3.0% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (1.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 240 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.9%
Early Career
53.8%
Mid Career
23.3%
Late Career
10.0%