Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) in Fresno, California Salary

Registered Dental Assistants in Fresno can expect to earn an average of $16.90 per hour. One in three report receiving medical coverage from their employers and one in five collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Fresno Registered Dental Assistants. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$25,532 - $52,432
$26K
$36K
$52K
MEDIAN: $36,260
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$13.72 - $21.28
$14
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MEDIAN: $16.90
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$25,532 - $52,432  
   
Bonus
$1,200  
Total Pay (?
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$28,678 - $49,987  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$13.72 - $21.28  
   
Overtime
$21.72  
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$1,200  
   
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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$28,678 - $49,987  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 44

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About Fresno, California

Fresno County, California
520,072
Male:
256,130 (49.2%)
Female:
263,942 (50.8%)
Fresno (/ˈfrɛznoʊ/ FREZ-no), the county seat of Fresno County, is a city in the U.S. state of California. As of 2016, the city's population was 520,000, making it the fifth-largest city in California, the largest inland city in California and the 34th-largest in the nation. Fresno is in the center of the San Joaquin Valley and is the largest city in the Central Valley, which contains the San Joaquin Valley. It is approximately 220 miles (350 km) northwest of Los Angeles, 170 miles (270 km) south of the state capital, Sacramento, or 185 miles (300 km) south of San Francisco. The name Fresno means "ash tree" in Spanish, and an ash leaf is featured on the city's flag. The original inhabitants of the San Joaquin Valley region were the Yokuts people, who engaged in trading with other Californian tribes of Native Americans including coastal peoples such as the Chumash of the Central California coast,...
Fresno:
$43,494
California:
$64,500
$910
Fresno:
$203,700
California:
$449,100
6.7%

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Pay by Experience Level for Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

Pay by Experience for a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) has a positive trend. An entry-level Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 9 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 29 salaries. A Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 16 salaries.

Key Stats for Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
29%
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Experience Affects Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) Salaries

▲16%

▲2%

National Average
$36,000

▼6%

▼14%

Skills That Affect Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) Salaries

▲12%

Office Administration
▲12%

Insurance
▲9%

Oral Surgery
▲8%



Microsoft Office
▲4%

▲1%

CAD/CAM
▲1%

National Average
$36,000

▼1%


Orthodontics
▼2%

Pediatrics
▼5%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼6%

Pedodontics
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 34%
dental benefits
Dental: 21%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 59%
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