Average Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) Hourly Pay in Canada

C$25.34
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The average hourly pay for a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) in Canada is C$25.34.
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C$18.31
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C$25.34
50%
C$31.24
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MEDIAN C$25.34
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Hourly Rate
C$18 - C$31
Bonus
C$203 - C$1,949
Total Pay
C$38,083 - C$65,219

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Job Description for Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Registered Dental Assistant (RDA). Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)
Dental Office Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

Skills in Radiology, Patient Education, Oral Surgery and Order Inventory are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Scheduling.

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

An entry-level Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$22.02 based on 55 salaries. An early career Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$24.42 based on 113 salaries. A mid-career Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$26.63 based on 76 salaries. An experienced Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$27.86 based on 54 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$26.
Employees with Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 7.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Red Deer, Alberta (5.9% more) and Edmonton, Alberta (5.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Halifax, Nova Scotia (22.0% less), Winnipeg, Manitoba (19.0% less) and Toronto, Ontario (8.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 336 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.4%
Early Career
33.6%
Mid Career
22.6%
Experienced
16.1%
Late Career
11.3%

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