Average Hourly Rate for Heartland Dental Care Employees

Headquartered in Effingham, IL, Heartland Dental Care offers a range of employment opportunities in the health, from Dental Assistant to Dental Hygienist. On average, Heartland Dental Care employees receive $17.03 per hour. When overtime pay is included, this wage rises to $25.31. Though geography and your experience level do impact pay, your job title is the primary influence on employee salary at Heartland Dental Care. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Dental Hygienists rake in the most money, with average earnings of approximately $31.29 per hour; Registered Expanded Function Dental Assistants come in second with average earnings amounting to $18.02, while Expanded Functions Dental Assistants and Office Managers rank near the top as well (around $17.41 and $17.28, respectively). Earning only about $15.00 on average, Dental Office Receptionists make less than most people in the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($29.75 per hour) can be spotted in Fort Wayne, Ind.; Dayton, Ohio ($18.72), Oklahoma City, Okla. (approximately $17.69), and Orlando, Fla. ($17.25) are the next top-paying cities. Effingham, Ill. is near the bottom for pay at about $14.63. The highest pay by state can be found in Indiana, where pay average out at around $21.00 per hour.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $16.36 per hour. The largest slice of the Heartland Dental Care workforce (34 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, approximately $15.48 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Being an Administration of Local Anesthesia Certification certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $33.43 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Heartland Dental Care compensates Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Business Management-holders the most at $18.49 per hour.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Patient Education among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $18.44 per hour. A garden variety skill at Heartland Dental Care is Radiology; nearly one-half of Heartland Dental Care's people use it regularly. Some other standard skills here are Customer Service, Composite Fillings, and Oral Surgery.


The number of female employees who completed the survey outweighs the number of men; the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

A majority of employees report contributing to a 401(k). A strong majority of survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for a solid majority of respondents also include dental insurance. Perks also include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, stock options, and registered retirement savings plan (rrsp).

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