Experienced Dental Assistant in Dallas, Texas Salary

The average rate for an Experienced Dental Assistant in Dallas, Texas is $19.00 per hour.

$31,800 - $55,050
$37K
MEDIAN: $36,947
50%

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$15.78 - $24.33
$16
$19
$24
MEDIAN: $19.04
10%
50%
90%

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$0$55K
Salary $36,947
Bonus $1,526
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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$31,833 - $54,397
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 5
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $15.78 - $24.33
Overtime $27.00
Annual Data $0$54K
Bonus $1,526
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).
)
$31,833 - $54,397
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

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 then assist the dentist in performing the operation, and do such things as handing the dentist the required tools and providing secondary support. This kind of job usually entails working one-on-one with the dentist, and requires good communication skills.

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Dental Assistant Tasks

  • Assist dentist during dental treatment procedures.
  • Maintain office records and supplies and schedule appointments.
  • Teach patients how to practice good oral hygiene.
  • Take and develop patient x-rays, including digital (if certified).
  • Sterilize instruments and equipment.

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

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
10-19 years
91%
20 years or more
9%

Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Oral Surgery
▲5%

National Average
$39,000

Order Inventory
▼3%

Radiology
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 19%
no benefits
None: 38%