An average Late-Career Certified or Registered Dental Assistant can expect to take home roughly $21.88 per hour. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to just under one in three, and around two in five earn dental coverage.

$24,000 - $38,999
$36K
MEDIAN: $35,515
50%

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$16.98 - $29.04
$17
$22
$29
MEDIAN: $21.88
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$35,515  
   
Bonus
$300.00  
Total Pay (?
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$33,105 - $60,864  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$16.98 - $29.04  
   
Overtime
$28.19 - $41.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$300.00  
   
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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$33,105 - $60,864  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 69

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Key Stats for Certified/Registered Dental Assistant (CDA/RDA)

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
0100
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Certified/Registered Dental Assistant (CDA/RDA) Salaries

Orthodontics
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National Average
$45,000

Pediatrics
up arrow 5%

Radiology
up arrow 7%

Oral Surgery
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 30%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
dental benefits
None: 47%
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