The average wage for a Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) is C$21.35 per hour. A skill in Prosthodontics is associated with high pay for this job.

C$23,297 - C$54,362
C$23K
C$38K
C$54K
MEDIAN: C$38,000
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50%
90%

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C$17.20 - C$27.06
C$17
C$22
C$27
MEDIAN: C$21.67
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$19KC$38KC$57K
Salary
C$23,297 - C$54,362  
   
Bonus
C$1,000  
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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C$34,259 - C$56,357  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$16C$32C$48
Hourly Rate
C$17.20 - C$27.06  
   
Overtime
C$22.30 - C$45.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$32KC$64KC$96K
Bonus
C$1,000  
   
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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C$34,259 - C$56,357  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 169

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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Dental Assistant (CDA)

Pay by Experience for a Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 69 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 59 salaries. An experienced Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 40 salaries. A Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 32 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$45,028

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Key Stats for Certified Dental Assistant (CDA)

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) Salaries

Late-Career
▲18%

▲4%

▼0%

National Average
C$45,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) Salaries

Prosthodontics
▲14%

▲4%

National Average
C$45,000

Oral Surgery
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 23%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 48%
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