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
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

Local Hourly Rate 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.
)
$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.79 - $24.32  
   
Overtime
$20.36 - $35.55  
Local 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.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$500  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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).
)
$30,613 - $51,618  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 96
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Employers: Start Here »

Dental Assistant Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

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

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Employers: Start Here »

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%
ADVERTISEMENT