An Entry-Level Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) earns an average wage of $15.66 per hour.

$19,518 - $50,195
(Median)
$20K
$31K
$50K
MEDIAN: $31,339
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$12.33 - $21.71
(Median)
$12
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$19,518 - $50,195  
   
Bonus
$201.80 - $5,781  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$25,332 - $46,019  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 49
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$12.33 - $21.71  
   
Overtime
$8.30 - $26.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$201.80 - $5,781  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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).
)
$25,332 - $46,019  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 707
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $32,701

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Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) in Shreveport:
"Climb the ladder."
Always go above and beyond so when the time comes for review you have it all to show for.

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) in Florence:
"Salary, and how you are treated by the doctors you work with."
Don't go to school for dental assisting go for dental hygiene. The pay is much better and you get more respect from the doctors, because of your job title, not really Value of work you do.

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Skills That Affect Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) Salaries

Team Leadership
up arrow 7%

Surgery
up arrow 4%

Orthodontics
up arrow 2%

Composite Fillings
up arrow 1%

Patient Education
up arrow 1%

Oral Surgery
0%

Order Inventory
0%

National Average
$33,000

Radiology
up arrow 1%

Pediatrics
up arrow 1%

Temporary Crowns
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 74 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
medical benefits
Vision: 19%
dental benefits
None: 39%
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