Entry-Level Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) Salary

An Entry-Level Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) earns an average wage of $15.78 per hour.

$16,342 - $50,219
$16K
$31K
$50K
MEDIAN: $31,374
10%
50%
90%

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$12.71 - $22.28
$13
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $16.34
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50%
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$0$50K
Salary $16,342 - $50,219
Bonus $205 - $3,568
Profit Sharing $1,500
Commission $10,200
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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$26,262 - $47,229
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 50
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $12.71 - $22.28
Overtime $16.57 - $30.09
Annual Data $0$47K
Bonus $205 - $3,568
Commission $10,200
Profit Sharing $1,500
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).
)
$26,262 - $47,229
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 698

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,127

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

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) Advice

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

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) in Huber Heights:
"How much patients hate the dentist."
Make sure to always have tight contacts and that the occlusion is perfect. You needs to have empathy at all times while working.

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) in Springboro:
"Love it or leave it."
If you truly do not have a passion for helping people, then this is not the job for you. It will sometimes feel like your a mother to your dr and everyone else in the office but you need to keep the ship running and be a leader.

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 Fairless Hills:
"How people get treated , depending on their insurance."
Due only what you are supposed to due, and always be honest to you patients they will respect you more for that .Always make sure you get paid what you are worth. And always due the best job possible .

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.

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) in Indianapolis:
Listen to the doctor especially for tips and easier ways to do your job. Be confident.

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) in Medford:
"Not Much In the Way of Benfits."
Request annual reviews in the beggining with oppurtunity for pay raises.

Key Stats for Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA)

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 100 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
16%

Skills That Affect Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) Salaries

Surgery
▲5%

Team Leadership
▲2%

National Average
$34,000



▼2%

Orthodontics
▼2%

▼3%

Order Inventory
▼3%

▼5%

Temporary Crowns
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 100 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
no benefits
None: 39%