Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) in San Francisco Salary

Median pay for Registered Dental Assistants in San Francisco, Calif. lies in the neighborhood of $24.76 per hour. The majority of San Francisco Registered Dental Assistants (69 percent) who took the survey are women. Medical benefits are awarded to a majority, and the larger part earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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MEDIAN: $24.76
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Hourly Rate
$16.89 - $30.22  
   
Overtime
$40.00  
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Bonus
$2,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,250  
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$34,708 - $66,284  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 60

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About San Francisco, California

San Francisco County, California
864,816
Male:
439,752 (50.8%)
Female:
425,064 (49.2%)
San Francisco (SF) (/sæn frənˈsɪskoʊ/), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California and the only consolidated city-county in California. San Francisco is about 46.9 square miles (121 km2) in area. It is located on the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula. It is the smallest county in the state. It has a density of about 18,451 people per square mile (7,124 people per km2), making it the most densely settled large city (population greater than 200,000) in the state of California and the second-most densely populated major city in the United States after New York City. San Francisco is the fourth-most populous city in California, after Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Jose, and the 13th-most populous city in the United States—with a Census-estimated 2015 population of 864,816. The city and its surrounding areas are known as the San...
San Francisco:
$92,094
California:
$64,500
$1,659
San Francisco:
$941,400
California:
$449,100
3.6%

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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 $44,000 based on 17 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 $47,000 based on 16 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 $53,000 based on 23 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 $58,000 based on 19 salaries.

Key Stats for Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
29%
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Experience Affects Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) Salaries

▲14%

▲4%

National Average
$51,000

▼9%

Entry-Level
▼14%

Skills That Affect Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) Salaries

Orthodontics
▲14%


Leadership
▲5%

▲4%

Microsoft Office
▲3%

Office Administration
▲2%

Patient Education
▲1%

National Average
$51,000

Periodontics
▼1%

Insurance
▼2%

Pediatrics
▼3%

Spanish Language
▼3%

Oral Surgery
▼4%

▼6%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼9%

Pedodontics
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 21%
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