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Texas Dental Assistant Salaries

The average Texas dental assistant salary is $47,000. The national average is $49,000. The occupation as a whole is expected to grow 29 percent from 2006 to 2016. New jobs will exist because of this growth but also due to the increased focus on preventative dental care. Dentists are expected to hire more assistants to perform routine tasks so that they can attend to more complex matters. Most dental assistants are paid hourly. The median hourly wage for dental assistants is $14.53. Below are the average salaries of dental assistants in Texas.

Abilene - $42,000
Amarillo - $46,000
Arlington - $45,000
Austin – $43,000
Beaumont - $43,000
Brownsville - $43,000
Carrollton - $45,000
Corpus Christi – $42,000
Dallas - $45,000
Denton – $40,000
El Paso - $41,000
Fort Worth - $39,000
Garland – $46,000
Grand Prairie – $45,000
Houston - $47,000
Irving - $ 45,000
Killeen - $40,000
Laredo – $48,000
Lubbock - $39,000
McAllen - $43,000
Mesquite - $46,000
Pasadena - $48,000
Plano - $45,000
San Antonio - $40,000
Waco - $51,000

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Texas Dental Assistants Association

This group strives to encourage and provide dental assistants with the proper training and education that will allow them to provide quality dental care and educate the public on oral healthcare.

Texas Dental Assistants Association 2113 Spur Court
Denton, TX 76210
TDAA2002@aol.com
www.tdaa.org

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