Pay for Expanded Functions Dental Assistants in Pittsburgh, Pa. sits in the ballpark of $20.57 per hour. Most Pittsburgh Expanded Functions Dental Assistants report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Expanded Functions Dental Assistants in Pittsburgh (89 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Although over one-half have medical coverage and more than two-fifths have dental coverage, more than a third claim no health benefits at all. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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About Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
304,385
Male:
149,690 (49.2%)
Female:
154,695 (50.8%)
Pittsburgh (/ˈpɪtsbərɡ/ PITS-burg) is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County. The Combined Statistical Area (CSA) population of 2,659,937 is the largest in both the Ohio Valley and Appalachia, the second-largest in Pennsylvania after Philadelphia and the 20th-largest in the U.S. Located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers, which form the Ohio River, Pittsburgh is known as both "the Steel City" for its more than 300 steel-related businesses, and as the "City of Bridges" for its 446 bridges. The city features 30 skyscrapers, two inclines, a pre-revolutionary fortification and the Point State Park at the confluence of the rivers. The city developed as a vital link of the Atlantic coast and Midwest. The mineral-rich Allegheny Mountains made the area coveted by the French and British empires, Virginia, Whiskey Rebels, and Civil War raiders. Aside from steel,...
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Pay by Experience Level for Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA)

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


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $38K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $32K. Pittsburgh Expanded Functions Dental Assistants bring in $47K after working for 10 to 20 years. Expanded Functions Dental Assistants in Pittsburgh who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $44K.

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Experience Affects Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Late-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$42,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Skills That Affect Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) Salaries

Order Inventory
up arrow 5%

Oral Surgery
up arrow 5%

Radiology
up arrow 4%

Patient Education
up arrow 4%

Composite Fillings
up arrow 3%

National Average
$42,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
medical benefits
Vision: 27%
dental benefits
None: 36%
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