When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($38.06 per hour) can be spotted in Fort Wayne, Ind.; Indianapolis, Ind. (around $31.64), Louisville, Ky. (about $23.89), and Edwardsville, Ill. (approximately $23.18) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $17.50) is Easton, Pa. Within the firm, employees working in Indiana take home the most — $20.75 per hour on average.
The highest paychecks go to Dental Hygienists, who earn an average about $31.21 per hour, closely trailed by Registered Dental Hygienists ($30.95), Expanded Functions Dental Assistants ($19.75), and Office Managers (around $18.97). Earning only $14.74 on average, Dental Office Receptionists make less than most people in the company.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to approximately $17.86 per hour. The largest fraction of Heartland Dental Care people (46 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $15.67 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Dental Hygienists earn approximately $31.14 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. The best paid folks at Heartland Dental Care have an Associate's Degree, earning around $38.50 per hour.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Periodontics; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $30.59 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Radiology; on the survey, a little more than half of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Many workers usually know Patient Education, Customer Service, and Order Inventory as well.
At Heartland Dental Care, there are significantly more females who responded to the questionnaire than males — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
A 401(k) program is available, and a strong majority of workers use it to save for retirement. A fair number of workers receive health insurance, and a strong majority of employees get dental coverage. Privileges also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, stock options, a company cell phone, and free drinks.