The average rate for a Mid-Career Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) is $17.92 per hour.

$12.85 - $23.38
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$18
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$12.85 - $23.38  
   
Overtime
$27.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$983  
   
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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$26,985 - $48,368  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 54

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Key Stats for Certified Dental Assistant (CDA)

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
5-9 years
70%
10-19 years
30%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) Salaries

Pediatrics
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Orthodontics
up arrow 4%

Oral Surgery
0%

National Average
$37,000

Radiology
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 35%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
dental benefits
None: 40%
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