A Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) with Pediatrics skills earns an average wage of $17.20 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$16,726 - $47,344
$17K
$31K
$47K
MEDIAN: $31,100
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$12.37 - $23.63
$12
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$16,726 - $47,344  
   
Bonus
$200.00 - $3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$25,441 - $49,600  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.37 - $23.63  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.29  
Overtime
$19.15 - $36.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$200.00 - $3,000  
   
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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$25,441 - $49,600  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 498

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Pay by Experience Level for Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,962

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Key Stats for Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 79 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
dental benefits
None: 41%
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