Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) is $19.41
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)s?
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 $14.12 based on 85 salaries. An early career Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.79 …Read more
What Do Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)s Do?
Registered dental assistants work alongside dentists to provide dental care for patients. Their duties are a mix of patient care, laboratory procedures, and clerical work. Exact responsibilities vary from state to state due to licensing requirements. Some patient-care tasks include setting up and sterilizing instruments, handing instruments to the dentist, preparing the patient for treatment, and educating patients on proper dental care. Many registered dental assistants also process dental …Read more