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Average Hourly Rate for Heartland Dental Care Employees

Headquartered in Effingham, IL, Heartland Dental Care offers a range of employment opportunities in the health industry, from Dental Assistant to Dental Office Manager. Heartland Dental Care laborers see wages hovering around $16.68 per hour, excluding $24.87 for overtime. The most important factor affecting pay for Heartland Dental Care employees is your job title, though your city and how long you've been working play a role as well. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Heartland Dental Care typically pays:
below market

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Employer: Heartland Dental Care
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Dental Assistant (17)
$11.69 - $18.11  
[-]Dental Assistant (17)
Hourly Rate$11.69 - $18.11  
[+]Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) (12)
$11.57 - $29.36  
[+]Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) (12)
Hourly Rate$11.57 - $29.36  
[+]Office Manager (5)
$11.46 - $23.23  
[+]Office Manager (5)
Hourly Rate$11.46 - $23.23  
[+]Dental Office Manager (5)
$12.60 - $23.33  
[+]Dental Office Manager (5)
Hourly Rate$12.60 - $23.33  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 87
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Heartland Dental Care Details

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The highest paychecks go to Dental Hygienists, who earn around $37.88, closely trailed by Registered Dental Hygienists ($26.50), Expanded Functions Dental Assistants ($18.12), and Registered Expanded Function Dental Assistants (approximately $16.76). Financial compensation for Dental Assistants is rather low — only about $15.13 — relative to the rest of the company.


Median pay is highest in Fort Wayne ($29.75 per hour), followed by Manassas (about $28.50), Oklahoma City ($17.69), and St. Louis (approximately $17.04). Effingham is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $14.63. By state, Indiana offers the highest pay at around $18.88 per hour.

Years of Experience

Those who stay for at least five years earn noticeably more; average pay at that point reach $16.92. In a nutshell, the largest fraction of Heartland Dental Care people (33 percent) have been in their field for one to four years and earn $14.97 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to around $21.00 for Certified Dental Assistant s, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Salaries typically rise to about $18.03 per hour for accredited Licensed Dental X-Ray Technicians. The highest-paying degree here is an Associate of Science (AS), Dental Hygiene; Heartland Dental Care awards approximately $19.50 to these degree-holders.


The best paying skill to have in this role appears to be Patient Education; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $19.78. Radiology is regularly seen around here; over a third of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Key skills also include Customer Service, Composite Fillings, and Order Inventory.


Women make up the majority of employees in a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Most workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. At Heartland Dental Care, a fair portion of workers have health insurance, and most workers have dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are tuition reimbursement, life insurance, stock options, registered retirement savings plan (rrsp), and a company cell phone.

Key Stats

83 %
17 %
Hourly Rate
$12 - $21
Hourly Rate
$15 - $18
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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