Late-Career Certified/Registered Dental Assistant (CDA/RDA) Salary

Earnings for Late-Career Certified or Registered Dental Assistants come in at around $22.11 per hour on average. Approximately one-third report receiving medical coverage from their employers and just over two-fifths collect dental insurance. Most Late-Career Certified or Registered Dental Assistants like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$25,000 - $37,619
$36K
MEDIAN: $35,515
50%

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$17.36 - $29.10
$17
$22
$29
MEDIAN: $22.11
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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$34,173 - $61,061  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$17.36 - $29.10  
   
Overtime
$33.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
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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$34,173 - $61,061  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 67
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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.
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Certified/Registered Dental Assistant (CDA/RDA) Salaries

Orthodontics
▲3%

Pediatrics
▲2%

National Average
$46,000

Radiology
▼5%

Oral Surgery
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 34%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
dental benefits
None: 42%
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