Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) is $21.01
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Certified Dental Assistant (CDA)s?
An entry-level Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.52 based on 11 salaries. An early career Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.88 …Read more
What Do Certified Dental Assistant (CDA)s Do?
Certified dental assistants increase the efficiency of dentists by preparing the patient for treatment, sterilizing dental instruments, passing instruments to dentists during a procedure, taking and developing radiographs (x-rays), and taking impressions of patients' teeth. Dental assistants have a variety of interpersonal and technical tasks within a dental office and therefore require versatile and adaptive individuals. It is a great professional career for a person who is interested in …Read more