Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) in Pittsburgh Salary

Expanded Functions Dental Assistants in Pittsburgh, Pa. can expect to earn an average of $19.99 per hour. Work is enjoyable for Pittsburgh Expanded Functions Dental Assistants, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Female Expanded Functions Dental Assistants in Pittsburgh far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Roughly one in six report receiving medical coverage from their employers and nearly one in three collect dental insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$14.40 - $27.62
$14
$19
$28
MEDIAN: $19.22
10%
50%
90%

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Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $14.40 - $27.62
Overtime $27.75
Annual Data $0$57K
Bonus $750
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$30,160 - $57,956
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

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

  • Assist dentist during dental treatment procedures.
  • Fit preliminary crowns for adjustments, place temporary restorative material in teeth
  • Place and remove matrix retainers for alloy and composite restorations.
  • Take impressions and bite registrations.
  • Clean and polish coronal surfaces of teeth to remove stains, apply fluoride treatment.

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,...
Pittsburgh:
$41,293
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$858
Pittsburgh:
$108,400
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
4.3%

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA)

Pay by Experience for an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) has a positive trend. An entry-level Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 6 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 7 salaries. An Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA)

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
32%

Experience Affects Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) Salaries

Experienced
▲5%

Late-Career
▲5%

National Average
$42,000

Mid-Career
▼10%

▼22%

Skills That Affect Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) Salaries

Order Inventory
▲5%

Oral Surgery
▲5%

Patient Education
▲4%

Composite Fillings
▲3%

Radiology
▲3%

National Average
$42,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 15%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
no benefits
None: 46%