The average wage for a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) in Modesto, California is $15.61 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Orthodontics and Oral Surgery. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$11.22 - $20.26
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$11.22 - $20.26  
   
Overtime
$19.65  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$500  
   
Total Pay (?
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$23,426 - $42,663  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 49
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Experience Affects Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) Salaries



National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) Salaries

Orthodontics
up arrow 12%

Oral Surgery
up arrow 10%

Periodontics
up arrow 5%

CAD/CAM
up arrow 4%

Order Inventory
up arrow 2%

Office Administration
up arrow 1%

Insurance
up arrow 1%

National Average
$33,000

Radiology
up arrow 2%

Patient Education
up arrow 2%

Scheduling
up arrow 4%

Pedodontics
up arrow 4%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%

Leadership
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
medical benefits
Vision: 12%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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