Dental Assistant, Registered Expanded Function Salary

Registered Expanded Function Dental Assistants in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $18.21 per hour for pay. In this profession, about a third enjoy medical and dental coverage, and one-tenth have vision insurance, as well. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$21,745 - $46,152

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$12.84 - $23.20

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$21,745 - $46,152  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,578  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$26,881 - $48,723  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.84 - $23.20  
   
Overtime
$7.00 - $37.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,578  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$26,881 - $48,723  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 91
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Job Description for Dental Assistant, Registered Expanded Function

  • Clean and polish coronal surfaces of teeth to remove stains, apply fluoride treatment.
  • Assist dentist during dental treatment procedures.
  • Take impressions and bite registrations.
  • Fit preliminary crowns for adjustments, place temporary restorative material in teeth.
  • Place and remove matrix retainers for alloy and composite restorations.

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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant, Registered Expanded Function

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $32K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $38K. Registered Expanded Function Dental Assistants bring in $41K after working for 10 to 20 years. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $40K by contrast.

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Experience Affects Dental Assistant, Registered Expanded Function Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 34% dental benefits Dental: 35%
vision benefits Vision: 10% employee benefits None: 51%
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