The average rate for a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) in Fort Worth, Texas is $14.28 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Office Administration, Patient Education, Scheduling, and Leadership.

$11.70 - $19.67
(Median)
$12
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $14.00
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$11.70 - $19.67  
   
Overtime
$15.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$1,500  
   
Total Pay (?
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$25,405 - $40,718  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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About Fort Worth, Texas

Tarrant County, Texas
820,655
Male:
414,126 (49.5%)
Female:
422,843 (50.5%)
Fort Worth is the 16th-largest city in the United States and the fifth-largest city in the state of Texas. The city is in North Central Texas and covers nearly 350 square miles (910 km2) in the counties of Denton, Parker, Wise, and Tarrant, of which it is the county seat. According to the 2015 census, estimates, Fort Worth's population is 833,319. The city is the second-largest in the Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area (the "DFW Metroplex"). The city was established in 1849 as an Army outpost on a bluff overlooking the Trinity River. Today, Fort Worth still embraces its Western heritage and traditional architecture and design. USS Fort Worth (LCS-3) is the first ship of the United States Navy named after the city. Fort Worth is home to the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition and several world-class museums designed by internationally known contemporary architects. The Kimbell Art Museum, considered to have one of the best collections in...
Fort Worth:
$55,888
Texas:
$55,653
$936
Fort Worth:
$136,700
Texas:
$152,000
3.9%

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Experience Affects Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) Salaries

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) Salaries

Office Administration
up arrow 25%

Patient Education
up arrow 17%

Scheduling
up arrow 15%

Leadership
up arrow 11%

Radiology
up arrow 9%

Order Inventory
up arrow 3%

National Average
$30,000

Spanish Language
up arrow 4%

Pediatrics
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
medical benefits
Vision: 27%
dental benefits
None: 36%
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