Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) in Austin, Texas Salary

A Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) in Austin, Texas earns an average wage of $15.18 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Insurance, Office Administration, Leadership, Order Inventory, and Patient Education. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$28,291 - $38,430
$37K
MEDIAN: $37,085
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$11.82 - $19.88
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MEDIAN: $15.18
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$37,085  
   
Bonus
$2,400  
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$24,918 - $41,260  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$11.82 - $19.88  
   
Overtime
$22.25  
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$2,400  
   
Total Pay (?
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$24,918 - $41,260  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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About Austin, Texas

Travis County, Texas
931,840
Male:
475,718 (51.1%)
Female:
456,122 (48.9%)
Austin (/ˈɒstᵻn, ˈɔː-/) is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County. It is the 11th-most populated city in the U.S and the 4th-most populated in Texas. It is the fastest growing of the 50 largest US cities and the second largest state capital city in the United States after Phoenix, Arizona. As of June 1, 2016, Austin had a population of 931,830 (U.S. Census Bureau estimate). Located in Central Texas in the foothills of Texas Hill Country, the city is home to numerous lakes, rivers, and waterways including Lady Bird Lake, Barton Springs, McKinney Falls, the Colorado River, Lake Travis, and Lake Walter E. Long. It is the cultural and economic center of the Austin–Round Rock metropolitan area, which had an estimated population of 2,010,860 as of June 1, 2016. In the 1830s, pioneers began to settle the area in central Austin along the Colorado...
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$62,250
Texas:
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Key Stats for Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) Salaries

Mid-Career
▲14%

▲9%

National Average
$33,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) Salaries

Insurance
▲18%

Office Administration
▲17%

Order Inventory
▲14%

Leadership
▲14%

Patient Education
▲11%

Orthodontics
▲9%

Pedodontics
▲8%

Scheduling
▲7%

Periodontics
▲4%

▲3%

National Average
$33,000

Spanish Language
▼2%

Pediatrics
▼4%

Oral Surgery
▼5%

CAD/CAM
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 28%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
dental benefits
None: 44%
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