Dental Assistant, Registered Expanded Function (RDAEF) Salary (United States)

A Dental Assistant, Registered Expanded Function (RDAEF) earns an average wage of $18.52 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Composite Fillings and Orthodontics.
Dental Assistant, Registered Expanded Function (RDAEF) Total Pay (?
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$21,700 - $60,217
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MEDIAN: $34,969
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Dental Assistant, Registered Expanded Function (RDAEF) Total Pay (?
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$12.87 - $28.31
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$21,700 - $60,217  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,474  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $3,750  
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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$26,546 - $60,677  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 736
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.87 - $28.31  
   
Overtime
$11.74 - $45.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,474  
   
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $3,750  
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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$26,546 - $60,677  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 736
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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.
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Gender
Female
95%
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Male
5%
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Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
26%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 45% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 17% employee benefits None: 30%
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