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Dental Assistant, Registered Expanded Function (RDAEF) Salary

A Dental Assistant, Registered Expanded Function (RDAEF) earns an average wage of $19.12 per hour. A skill in Orthodontics is associated with high pay for this job.
$23,679 - $66,948
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MEDIAN: $37,163
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$13.21 - $29.32
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$23,679 - $66,948  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,472  
Profit Sharing
$325.00 - $2,000  
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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$27,447 - $62,266  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 69
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.21 - $29.32  
   
Overtime
$1.80 - $45.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,472  
   
Profit Sharing
$325.00 - $2,000  
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).
)
$27,447 - $62,266  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 614
United States (change)

Job Description for Dental Assistant, Registered Expanded Function (RDAEF)

Dental assistants help provide patient care in a dental setting. Registered expanded function dental assistants (RDAEFs) are dental assistants who are authorized to perform duties beyond a dental assistant's traditional duties. Duties of RDAEFs vary depending upon the state and the specific dental office in which an assistant works. RDAEFs might take X-rays, perform orthodontic functions, apply topical agents, polish teeth, and/or administer nitrous oxide.

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Dental Assistant, Registered Expanded Function (RDAEF) Tasks

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

Common Career Paths for Dental Assistant, Registered Expanded Function (RDAEF)


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Experience Affects Dental Assistant, Registered Expanded Function (RDAEF) Salaries



National Average
$40,000



Skills That Affect Dental Assistant, Registered Expanded Function (RDAEF) Salaries




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National Average
$40,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 94 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 44% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 15% employee benefits None: 30%