Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) with Office Administration Skills Salary

Registered Dental Assistants with Office Administration skills take home approximately $18.35 per hour on average. Location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Registered Dental Assistants with Office Administration skills is high. In this profession, approximately one-third enjoy medical and dental coverage, and around one in ten have vision insurance, as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$21,455 - $58,065
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$32K
$58K
MEDIAN: $32,356
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$13.36 - $24.39
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MEDIAN: $18.35
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$21,455 - $58,065  
   
Bonus
$196.78 - $4,027  
Commission
$5,000  
Total Pay (?
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$27,139 - $52,133  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.36 - $24.39  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$20.19 - $36.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$196.78 - $4,027  
   
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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$27,139 - $52,133  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 353
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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.


Registered Dental Assistants with Office Administration skills do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $33K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $38K. Registered Dental Assistants with Office Administration skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $42K. Registered Dental Assistants with Office Administration skills who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits 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 65 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
14%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) Salaries

Late-Career
▲18%

Experienced
▲8%

National Average
$39,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 65 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
33%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
dental benefits
None: 49%
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