Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) Salary (United States)

An Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) earns an average wage of $17.18 per hour.
Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) Salary (?
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$21,655 - $46,851
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MEDIAN: $32,426
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Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) Salary (?
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$12.45 - $24.51
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$21,655 - $46,851  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,543  
Profit Sharing
$641 - $4,055  
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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$25,932 - $51,533  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 136
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.45 - $24.51  
   
Overtime
$7.93 - $33.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,543  
   
Profit Sharing
$641 - $4,055  
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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$25,932 - $51,533  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,095
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Job Description for Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA)

Expanded functions dental assistants (or EFDAs) are an important part of dental practices, performing duties that include patient chair and administrative work. Depending on the state, EFDAs may have other titles, such as registered dental assistants with expanded functions (RDAEF) or expanded duty dental assistants. Also depending on the state, there may be one or several levels of certification for expanded functions dental assistants.
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Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) Tasks
  • 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 Difference By Location

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Experience Affects Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) Salaries

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$36,000

Skills That Affect Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) Salaries

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Gender

Female
98%
female alumni
 
Male
2%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 41% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 33%