A Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) in San Diego, California earns an average wage of $19.02 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Windows Operating System General Use and Leadership.

$14.79 - $24.32
(Median)
$15
$19
$24
MEDIAN: $19.00
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.79 - $24.32  
   
Overtime
$20.36 - $35.55  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$500  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
Total Pay (?
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$30,613 - $51,618  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 96

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) Salaries




National Average
$40,000


Skills That Affect Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) Salaries

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 19%


Spanish Language
up arrow 3%

Radiology
up arrow 2%

Periodontics
up arrow 2%

Patient Education
up arrow 1%

CAD/CAM
0%

National Average
$40,000

Office Administration
up arrow 1%

Order Inventory
up arrow 3%

Oral Surgery
up arrow 4%

Orthodontics
up arrow 6%

Pediatrics
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Pedodontics
up arrow 7%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
medical benefits
Vision: 13%
dental benefits
None: 46%
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