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 $39,680 ( $19.08 per hour) as of 2020, but the range typically falls between $33,200 and $47,020. 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, TX260$16.27$33,840
Austin, TX2,760$19.81$41,200
Beaumont, TX300$16.90$35,150
Brownsville, TX310$16.92$35,190
College Station, TX210$18.08$37,610
Corpus Christi, TX380$16.98$35,310
Dallas, TX9,580$20.72$43,110
El Paso, TX790$16.51$34,350
Houston, TX7,010$18.35$38,170
Killeen, TX390$20.00$41,610
Laredo, TX160$17.84$37,110
Longview, TX190$17.01$35,390
Lubbock, TX350$18.27$38,000
McAllen, TX700$17.05$35,460
Midland, TX190$18.14$37,730
Odessa, TX140$17.62$36,650
San Angelo, TXn/a$15.85$32,960
San Antonio, TX3,260$18.67$38,830
Sherman, TX200$18.19$37,840
Texarkana, TX160$17.92$37,280
Tyler, TX340$18.68$38,860
Victoria, TX60$18.63$38,750
Waco, TX150$17.39$36,160
Wichita Falls, TX90$19.81$41,210

All data above was collected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and is updated as of May 2020.