Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) with Surgery Skills Salary

Expanded Functions Dental Assistants with Surgery skills can expect to earn an average of $19.40 per hour. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — over a third lack coverage. On the flip side, approximately two in five have medical insurance and close to one-half receive dental plans. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$20,836 - $54,496
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$40K
$54K
MEDIAN: $40,393
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$15.04 - $26.75
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MEDIAN: $19.40
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$20,836 - $54,496  
   
Bonus
$116.93 - $10,045  
Total Pay (?
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$31,083 - $55,961  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.04 - $26.75  
   
Overtime
$13.21 - $43.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$116.93 - $10,045  
   
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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$31,083 - $55,961  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 245
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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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Expanded Functions Dental Assistants with Surgery skills — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $36K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $39K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $42K in this role. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $45K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,736

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Expanded Functions Dental Assistants with Surgery skills, Philadelphia offers exceptional salaries, 20 percent above the national average. Expanded Functions Dental Assistants with Surgery skills will also find cushy salaries in Columbus (+9 percent) and Tampa (+6 percent).

Key Stats for Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA)

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
28%
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Experience Affects Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) Salaries

Late-Career
▲10%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$41,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 23%
dental benefits
None: 36%
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