Entry-Level Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) in San Diego, California Salary

The average rate for an Entry-Level Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) in San Diego, California is $15.85 per hour.

$13.81 - $21.58
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$16
$22
MEDIAN: $15.85
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Hourly Rate
$13.81 - $21.58  
   
Overtime
$22.50  
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$29,038 - $44,696  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Key Stats for Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
082
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
82%
5-9 years
12%
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Skills That Affect Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) Salaries

Pediatrics
up arrow 7%

Patient Education
up arrow 5%

Spanish Language
up arrow 3%

Order Inventory
up arrow 2%

Orthodontics
up arrow 1%

National Average
$33,000

Oral Surgery
up arrow 2%

Radiology
up arrow 4%

Scheduling
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 28%
dental benefits
Dental: 28%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
dental benefits
None: 61%
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