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Average Hourly Rate for Heartland Dental Care Employees

Operating out of Effingham, IL, health company Heartland Dental Care employs talent in positions ranging from Dental Assistant to Dental Hygienist. Heartland Dental Care offers employees an average of $16.73 per hour, and overtime earnings push that number up to $25.00. At Heartland Dental Care, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your job title — it impacts salary more than anything else — though geography and your experience level each factor into the equation as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Heartland Dental Care typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
at market
Similar companies include:
Dental Depot, Village Dental Group, Immediadent
Employer: Heartland Dental Care
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Effingham, IL 



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The highest average salaries go to Dental Hygienists, who bring in close to around $31.99 per hour, though Registered Dental Hygienists are not far behind at $30.00 along with Registered Expanded Function Dental Assistants ($18.02) and Expanded Functions Dental Assistants ($17.45). On the lower end are Dental Assistants at about $15.39 on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $29.75 per hour) can be spotted in Fort Wayne, Ind.; Manassas, Va. ($28.50), Lakeland, Fla. ($23.00), and Oklahoma City, Okla. (about $17.69) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Effingham, Ill.; in fact, at approximately $14.63 it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, Heartland Dental Care employees make the most in Indiana, earning around $19.78 per hour on average.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $16.60 per hour. Overall, the greater share of Heartland Dental Care folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average around $15.14 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Administration of Local Anesthesia Certifications receive bigger paychecks (about $35.00 per hour) than those without credentials. Heartland Dental Care provides the highest financial reward to those with an Associate of Science (AS), Dental Hygiene — these employees rake in approximately $19.50 per hour.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Patient Education; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $18.63 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Radiology; on the survey, around half of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Customer Service, Composite Fillings, and Order Inventory round out the set of key employee skills.


Employees who participated in the survey skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

The larger part of survey participants plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. At Heartland Dental Care, a solid majority of survey participants have health insurance, and a solid majority of workers have dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to life insurance, tuition reimbursement, stock options, and registered retirement savings plan (rrsp).

Key Stats for Heartland Dental Care


86 %
14 %
Hourly Rate
$13 - $19
Hourly Rate
$16 - $18
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
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