Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) in San Francisco Salary

For Registered Dental Assistants in San Francisco, hourly average wages total $24.83 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to the larger part, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Most Registered Dental Assistants in San Francisco, Calif. survey respondents are women (71 percent). Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$16.86 - $30.26
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MEDIAN: $24.83
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Hourly Rate
$16.86 - $30.26  
   
Overtime
$40.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$2,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,250  
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$34,708 - $68,186  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 59

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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
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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 Registered Dental Assistants in San Francisco, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. At career start (within the first five years), average income sits near $44K, and the average for folks who have worked for five to 10 years is only slightly higher at $47K. For San Francisco Registered Dental Assistants, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $53K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $58K.

Key Stats for Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
30%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) Salaries

▲14%

▲4%

National Average
$51,000

▼9%

Entry-Level
▼15%

Skills That Affect Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) Salaries

Orthodontics
▲13%


Leadership
▲4%

▲3%

Microsoft Office
▲2%

Office Administration
▲1%

Patient Education
▼0%

National Average
$51,000

Periodontics
▼2%

Pediatrics
▼3%

Spanish Language
▼3%

Insurance
▼3%

Oral Surgery
▼5%

▼6%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼9%

Pedodontics
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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