The average wage for a Late-Career Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) is $21.89 per hour.

$24,688 - $53,404
(Median)
$25K
$36K
$53K
MEDIAN: $35,933
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$16.73 - $27.34
(Median)
$17
$22
$27
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$24,688 - $53,404  
   
Bonus
$303.04 - $4,122  
Profit Sharing
$986 - $1,987  
Commission
$2,750  
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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$33,156 - $58,053  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 68
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$16.73 - $27.34  
   
Overtime
$26.32 - $42.22  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$303.04 - $4,122  
   
Commission
$2,750  
Profit Sharing
$986 - $1,987  
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).
)
$33,156 - $58,053  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 550
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Skills That Affect Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) Salaries

Leadership
up arrow 7%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 6%

Insurance
up arrow 5%

Order Inventory
up arrow 4%

Orthodontics
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

CAD/CAM
up arrow 2%

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Office Administration
up arrow 1%

Patient Education
0%

National Average
$46,000

Radiology
up arrow 1%

Periodontics
up arrow 2%

Oral Surgery
up arrow 4%

Pediatrics
up arrow 5%

Spanish Language
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 85 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 46%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
medical benefits
Vision: 12%
dental benefits
None: 34%
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