Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salary

For Expanded Functions Dental Assistants in Philadelphia, Pa., hourly average wages total $21.66 per hour. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just under a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the larger part and dental coverage is claimed by more than a third. Work is enjoyable for Expanded Functions Dental Assistants in Philadelphia, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most Philadelphia Expanded Functions Dental Assistants survey respondents are women (76 percent). Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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MEDIAN: $21.66
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Overtime
$8.50  
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$32,740 - $55,132  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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About Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
1,567,442
Male:
741,270 (47.3%)
Female:
826,172 (52.7%)
Philadelphia (/ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə/) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the fifth-most populous in the United States, with an estimated population in 2014 of 1,560,297. In the Northeastern United States, at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers, Philadelphia is the economic and cultural anchor of the Delaware Valley, a metropolitan area home to 7.2 million people and the eighth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. In 1682, William Penn founded the city to serve as capital of the Pennsylvania Colony. Philadelphia played an instrumental role in the American Revolution as a meeting place for the Founding Fathers of the United States, who signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and the Constitution in 1787. Philadelphia was one of the nation's capitals in the Revolutionary War, and served as temporary U.S. capital while Washington, D.C., was under construction. In the 19th century, Philadelphia became a major industrial center...
Philadelphia:
$41,233
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
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$150,700
Pennsylvania:
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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.


For many Expanded Functions Dental Assistants in Philadelphia, Pa., extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $41K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $45K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $51K in this role. Philadelphia Expanded Functions Dental Assistants who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $52K on average.

Key Stats for Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA)

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) Salaries

▲14%

▲12%

National Average
$45,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

▼10%

Skills That Affect Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) Salaries

Surgery
▲8%



Oral Surgery
▲1%

Orthodontics
▼0%

National Average
$45,000

▼1%

Order Inventory
▼2%

Pediatrics
▼6%

Team Leadership
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 23%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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