Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) in Los Angeles Salary

Median pay for Registered Dental Assistants in Los Angeles lies in the neighborhood of $17.45 per hour. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Los Angeles Registered Dental Assistants. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 86 percent of Registered Dental Assistants in Los Angeles, Calif. are female. The greater part enjoy medical while about two-fifths get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to nearly one in eight. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$15,871 - $43,236
$36K
MEDIAN: $36,493
50%

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$13.66 - $22.32
$14
$17
$22
MEDIAN: $17.45
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$0$46K
Salary $36,493
Bonus $175.00
Total Pay (?
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$25,335 - $46,693
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8
Hourly Data $0$24
Hourly Rate $13.66 - $22.32
Overtime $23.25
Annual Data $0$46K
Bonus $175.00
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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$25,335 - $46,693
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 49

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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

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Pay by Experience Level for Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

Pay by Experience for a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) has a positive trend. An entry-level Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 19 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 21 salaries. A Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 15 salaries.

Key Stats for Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

▲2%

National Average
$37,000

▼2%

▼17%

Skills That Affect Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) Salaries

Order Inventory
▲7%


Leadership
▲2%

CAD/CAM
▲2%

Oral Surgery
▼0%

Pediatrics
▼0%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼0%

Insurance
▼0%

National Average
$37,000

▼2%

Pedodontics
▼2%


▼7%

Office Administration
▼7%

Orthodontics
▼10%

Microsoft Office
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 27%
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