Entry-Level Certified/Registered Dental Assistant (CDA/RDA) Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Certified/Registered Dental Assistant (CDA/RDA) is $15.66 per hour. A skill in Orthodontics is associated with high pay for this job.

$23,613 - $44,042
$24K
$30K
$44K
MEDIAN: $30,339
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$11.01 - $20.66
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MEDIAN: $15.66
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$23,613 - $44,042  
   
Bonus
$509  
Total Pay (?
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$23,343 - $43,563  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.01 - $20.66  
   
Overtime
$15.32 - $41.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$509  
   
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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$23,343 - $43,563  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 105
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Key Stats for Certified/Registered Dental Assistant (CDA/RDA)

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
15%
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Skills That Affect Certified/Registered Dental Assistant (CDA/RDA) Salaries

Orthodontics
▲12%

Oral Surgery
▲6%

Pediatrics
▲1%

National Average
$33,000

Radiology
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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