Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) in Houston, Texas Salary

The average wage for a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) in Houston, Texas is $14.24 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Leadership, Windows Operating System General Use, Pediatrics, Order Inventory, and Office Administration. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

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$26.53  
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$21,968 - $45,745  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 53

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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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.

Key Stats for Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) Salaries

Late-Career
▲52%

▲26%

▲8%

National Average
$30,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) Salaries

Leadership
▲26%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲21%

Pediatrics
▲16%


Office Administration
▲14%


▲5%

Periodontics
▲5%

▲4%

Oral Surgery
▲4%

Orthodontics
▲3%

National Average
$30,000

Microsoft Office
▼2%


Insurance
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 25%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
dental benefits
None: 66%
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