Average Hourly Rate for Heartland Dental Care Employees

Effingham, IL-based Heartland Dental Care hires for positions ranging from Dental Assistant to Dental Hygienist in the health. Heartland Dental Care offers employees an average of $16.96 per hour, and overtime earnings push that number up to $25.31. For the most part, employee paychecks at Heartland Dental Care fluctuate depending on your job title; where you live and your experience level also matter, but to a lesser degree. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Registered Dental Hygienists represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $35.00 per hour — though Dental Hygienists, Registered Expanded Function Dental Assistants, and Expanded Functions Dental Assistants also do fairly well at $31.29, $18.02, and about $17.41, respectively. Dental Assistants at Heartland Dental Care do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($15.75 on average) at the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $29.75 per hour) can be spotted in Fort Wayne, Ind.; Oklahoma City, Okla. ($17.69), Orlando, Fla. ($17.25), and Lakeland, Fla. (approximately $17.00) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $14.63) is Effingham, Ill. By state, Heartland Dental Care employees make the most in Indiana, earning around $21.00 per hour on average.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $16.60 per hour. The largest fraction of Heartland Dental Care people (33 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $15.34 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Administration of Local Anesthesia Certifications have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $33.43 per hour. It pays to have a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Business Management at Heartland Dental Care — these employees make the most at $18.49 per hour.


When it comes to skills, Patient Education seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of approximately $18.63 per hour. One of the more prevalent skills at Heartland Dental Care is Radiology, with nearly one-half considering it a key competency. Some other standard skills here are Customer Service, Oral Surgery, and Composite Fillings.


Women make up the majority of employees who completed the questionnaire for a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

To plan for old age, a majority of workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. A strong majority of respondents receive health insurance, and a solid majority of respondents get dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to tuition reimbursement, life insurance, stock options, and registered retirement savings plan (rrsp).

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Key Stats for Heartland Dental Care


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$13 - $20
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