Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Registered Dental Assistant make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$56,904 / yrTotal Pay
$43,364 / yrBase Pay
$13,540 / yrAdditional Pay

$56,904

 / yr
$33K$290K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Registered Dental Assistant is $56,904 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $43,364 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $13,540 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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What are some related job titles for Registered Dental Assistant?

Some related job titles are Associate Dentist Salaries with median pay of $213,623, Certified Dental Assistant Salaries with median pay of $65,097, Dental Assistant Instructor Salaries with median pay of $62,615, Dental Receptionist Salaries with median pay of $47,290.

What are total pay estimates for a Registered Dental Assistant at different companies?

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Pacific Dental Services
3.3

Pacific Dental Services

Registered Dental Assistant - Hourly

$14

$26

$14 - $26 Range

Aspen Dental
3.3

Aspen Dental

Registered Dental Assistant - Hourly

$14

$24

$14 - $24 Range

Heartland Dental
3.7

Heartland Dental

Registered Dental Assistant - Hourly

$16

$25

$16 - $25 Range

Smile Brands
4.1

Smile Brands

Registered Dental Assistant - Hourly

$14

$29

$14 - $29 Range

Western Dental Services
3.1

Western Dental Services

Registered Dental Assistant - Hourly

$16

$25

$16 - $25 Range

Jefferson Dental & Orthodontics
2.1

Jefferson Dental & Orthodontics

Registered Dental Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $13 - $23

$13

$23

$13 - $23 Range

Brident Dental & Orthodontics
3.6

Brident Dental & Orthodontics

Registered Dental Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $14 - $18

$14

$18

$14 - $18 Range

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Dental Office

Registered Dental Assistant - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $19 - $33

$19

$33

$19 - $33 Range

Mint Dentistry
4.1

Mint Dentistry

Registered Dental Assistant - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $14 - $19

$14

$19

$14 - $19 Range

Kids Care Dental & Orthodontics
3.1

Kids Care Dental & Orthodontics

Registered Dental Assistant - Hourly

$26

 /hr
Range: $20 - $36

$20

$36

$20 - $36 Range

Smile Direct Club
3.3

Smile Direct Club

Registered Dental Assistant - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $17 - $30

$17

$30

$17 - $30 Range

AltaMed
3.5

AltaMed

Registered Dental Assistant - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $20 - $23

$20

$23

$20 - $23 Range

Bright Now! Dental
3.6

Bright Now! Dental

Registered Dental Assistant - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $18 - $26

$18

$26

$18 - $26 Range

Kool Smiles
3.3

Kool Smiles

Registered Dental Assistant - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $16 - $20

$16

$20

$16 - $20 Range

InterDent
3.4

InterDent

Registered Dental Assistant - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $16 - $28

$16

$28

$16 - $28 Range

7to7 Dental & Orthodontics
4.1

7to7 Dental & Orthodontics

Registered Dental Assistant - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $11 - $22

$11

$22

$11 - $22 Range

DentalOne Partners
3.6

DentalOne Partners

Registered Dental Assistant - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $16 - $25

$16

$25

$16 - $25 Range

Community Health Centers of the Central Coast
3.8

Community Health Centers of the Central Coast

Registered Dental Assistant - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $20 - $23

$20

$23

$20 - $23 Range

US Department of Veterans Affairs
3.7

US Department of Veterans Affairs

Registered Dental Assistant - Hourly

$22

$30

$22 - $30 Range

DDS Dentures + Implant Solutions
3.9

DDS Dentures + Implant Solutions

Registered Dental Assistant - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $14 - $20

$14

$20

$14 - $20 Range

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Recent User Submitted Salaries for Expanded Functions Dental Assistant in United States of America

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$25

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9 days ago by a Expanded Functions Dental Assistant with more than 15 years of experience

$21

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9 days ago by a Dental Assistant with 1 to 3 years of experience

$19

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10 days ago by a Registered Dental Assistant with 4 to 6 years of experience

$22

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10 days ago by a Dental Assistant with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$32

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Cash Bonus$500/hr

10 days ago by a Oral Surgery Assistant with 10 to 14 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Registered Dental Assistant salaries

The national average salary for a Registered Dental Assistant is $39,054 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Registered Dental Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 517 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Registered Dental Assistant employees.

The highest salary for a Registered Dental Assistant in United States is $52,783 per year.

The lowest salary for a Registered Dental Assistant in United States is $28,896 per year.

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