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What is the Average Salary for Dental Assistants in Texas?

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How much does a Dental Assistant make in Texas? The average Dental Assistant salary in Texas is $41,690 ( $20.04 per hour) as of 2023, but the range typically falls between $34,670 and $47,670. 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, TX310$19.23$39,990
Austin, TX3,370$22.99$47,810
Beaumont, TX350$18.95$39,410
Brownsville, TX330$17.42$36,240
College Station, TX350$18.84$39,180
Corpus Christi, TX430$18.91$39,330
Dallas, TX10,350$21.85$45,440
El Paso, TX880$16.95$35,260
Houston, TX8,230$18.51$38,500
Killeen, TX440$19.42$40,400
Laredo, TX180$17.14$35,660
Longview, TX230$17.63$36,670
Lubbock, TX400$18.19$37,830
McAllen, TX680$17.20$35,770
Midland, TX190$20.27$42,160
Odessa, TX140$20.37$42,380
San Angelo, TX110$17.87$37,170
San Antonio, TX3,330$20.33$42,280
Sherman, TX300$18.74$38,970
Texarkana, TX140$17.83$37,090
Tyler, TX370$19.62$40,810
Victoria, TX80$19.54$40,650
Waco, TX260$18.49$38,460
Wichita Falls, TX120$18.19$37,840

All data above was collected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and is updated as of May 2023.