What is the average Dental Assistant salary for Texas?

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How much does a Dental Assistant make in Texas? The average Dental Assistant salary in Texas is $38,370 ( $18.45 per hour) as of 2021, but the range typically falls between $29,750 and $45,280. Dental Assistant salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, as well as years of experience.

Average Dental Assistant salary for Texas

(Percentile wage estimates for Dental Assistants)

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Average Dental Assistant salary by metro-area

CityEmployed Dental AssistantsAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Amarillo, TX300$17.45$36,300
Austin, TX2,740$20.53$42,710
Beaumont, TX340$18.59$38,670
Brownsville, TX320$15.96$33,200
College Station, TX270$16.50$34,320
Corpus Christi, TX410$16.93$35,220
Dallas, TX11,110$18.81$39,120
El Paso, TX750$15.84$32,940
Houston, TX7,780$18.00$37,430
Killeen, TX430$18.29$38,040
Laredo, TX180$15.42$32,070
Longview, TX250$17.84$37,100
Lubbock, TX380$17.58$36,560
McAllen, TX640$22.87$47,570
Midland, TX150$19.56$40,680
Odessa, TX120$18.92$39,340
San Angelo, TX110$17.44$36,280
San Antonio, TX3,310$18.49$38,460
Sherman, TX270$17.06$35,490
Texarkana, TX150$17.19$35,760
Tyler, TX370$17.45$36,300
Victoria, TX80$18.23$37,920
Waco, TX240$17.59$36,580
Wichita Falls, TX120$17.25$35,880

All data above was collected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and is updated as of May 2021.