Registered Dental Assistants in Fresno can expect to earn an average of $16.26 per hour. Just under a third enjoy medical while just under a fourth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to less than one in ten. The majority of Fresno Registered Dental Assistants claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$25,342 - $52,562
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$53K
MEDIAN: $36,678
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$25,342 - $52,562  
   
Bonus
$1,200  
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$27,786 - $48,479  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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$13.33 - $20.49  
   
Overtime
$22.56  
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$0$18K$36K$54K
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$27,786 - $48,479  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 52

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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
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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.


For Fresno Registered Dental Assistants, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $31K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $34K on average. On average, Registered Dental Assistants in Fresno, Calif. make $36K following one to two decades on the job. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $42K.

Key Stats for Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
034
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
27%
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Experience Affects Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) Salaries



National Average
$35,000



Skills That Affect Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) Salaries


Order Inventory
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Office Administration
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CAD/CAM
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Insurance
up arrow 1%

National Average
$35,000

Oral Surgery
up arrow 1%


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Leadership
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Pediatrics
up arrow 4%

Orthodontics
up arrow 6%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 6%

Pedodontics
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 31%
dental benefits
Dental: 22%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
dental benefits
None: 63%
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