Average Certified/Registered Dental Assistant CDA/RDA Salary in Canada

Annual Base Salary - $44,100.00/year

The average annual salary of Certified/Registered Dental Assistant (CDA/RDA) is $44,100.00


The maximum salary range is between $44,940.00 and $51,681.00.

Minimum Annual PayMaximum Annual Pay
Average Hourly Pay - $24.59/hour

The average hourly pay of Certified/Registered Dental Assistant (CDA/RDA) is $24.59.


The starting hourly rate is between $16.00 and $18.90 for Certified/Registered Dental Assistant (CDA/RDA) whereas the maximum hourly wage is between $32.70 and $38.00.

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$106.00 - $2,080.00
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  • Currency : CAD
  • Annual Salary : $44,100.00
  • Hourly Pay : $24.59
  • Weekly Pay : $808.00
  • Fortnightly Salary : $1,615.00
  • Monthly Salary : $3,500.00

Certified/Registered Dental Assistant (CDA/RDA) Salary Comparison by Gender


This pie chart demonstrates the gender share for Certified/Registered Dental Assistant (CDA/RDA). As indicated, the golden colour represents the percentage share for women and the green represents the percentage share for men.

As shown via chart, female employees are involved 100% in contrast with male who possibly are not a part of this profession.

Salary Distribution Based on Years of Experience

The line graph shows Certified/Registered Dental Assistant (CDA/RDA) salary in Canada on an annual basis. In this graph specifically, it is indicated that as the years of experience increases, so does their wages.

For Certified/Registered Dental Assistant (CDA/RDA) working less than a year in a company, you notice that their annual salary starts around $20.71.

As the years of experience reaches 1 to 4, there is a significant increase of $1.13 which would give a total wage of CAD21.84.

Once the experience reaches 5-9 years Certified/Registered Dental Assistant (CDA/RDA) salary would increase again to a total of $25.92, adding $4.08 from the last salary increase.

After reaching the 10-19 year experience in their career, another increase in salary will be added to a total of $26.40.

And finally, once the Certified/Registered Dental Assistant (CDA/RDA) gains 20 years of experience or more, their salary would reach $27.05.

Prominent Skills Affecting Certified/Registered Dental Assistant (CDA/RDA) Salary

The bar graph data indicates the importance of specific skills which can have a direct impact on Certified/Registered Dental Assistant (CDA/RDA)'s salary. It clearly highlights the skills needed for a post of Certified/Registered Dental Assistant (CDA/RDA) when hired by an employer.

The most vital skill expected of Certified/Registered Dental Assistant (CDA/RDA) is Pediatrics which impacts the most than the rest of the skills indicated with a staggering 25% comparatively. Therefore, one’s salary would greatly depend on their skills in Pediatrics.

The skill least likely to affect one’s pay would be Patient Education with 1%. It can be said that Patient Education skill will unlikely impact the salary.

Compensation Statistics Based on Experience Levels

This combination of a line and the bar graph shows how the experience affects the salary of Certified/Registered Dental Assistant (CDA/RDA). Companies are considering factors like training and education directly affecting the salary offered to you as an employee. The line graph shows the salary increment with the increase in experience whereas the bar graph shows the comparision of how the salary is getting affected based on experience level.

As shown in the trends, lowest earning is $35,721.00 whereas the highest earning is $47,187.00 which clearly shows the salary increases with the level of expertise.

Experienced person will earn the maximum salary of $47,187.00 at 7%. So to summerize, Entry Level earns 19% less than the average salary, Early Career earns 12% less than the average salary, Mid Carrer earns 4% more than the average salary, Late Career earns 4% more than the average salary, Experienced earns 7% more than the average salary.

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