Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) with Office Administration Skills Salary

For Registered Dental Assistants with Office Administration skills, hourly average wages total $18.18 per hour. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to approximately one-third, and approximately one in eight earn vision coverage. Job satisfaction for Registered Dental Assistants with Office Administration skills is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$21,600 - $60,173
$22K
$34K
$60K
MEDIAN: $34,476
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$13.17 - $24.38
$13
$18
$24
MEDIAN: $18.18
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$21,600 - $60,173  
   
Bonus
$197.27 - $4,013  
Commission
$5,000  
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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$27,007 - $52,146  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.17 - $24.38  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$19.66 - $36.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$197.27 - $4,013  
   
Commission
$5,000  
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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$27,007 - $52,146  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 363

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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.


For many Registered Dental Assistants with Office Administration skills, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $32K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $37K. For Registered Dental Assistants with Office Administration skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $42K. Registered Dental Assistants with Office Administration skills with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $46K.

Key Stats for Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.
031
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$38,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
dental benefits
None: 48%
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