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Average Hourly Rate for Pacific Dental Services Incorporated Employees

Excluding overtime pay (which bumps median pay up to $26.63), people who work for Pacific Dental Services Incorporated earn a median wage of $17.71 per hour. Your job title is the biggest factor affecting pay for Pacific Dental Services Incorporated workers, followed by your city and your experience level. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Pacific Dental Services

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Dental Hygienists represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $35.23 per hour — though Registered Expanded Function Dental Assistants, Dental Assistant Leads, and Treatment Coordinators also do fairly well at about $22.00, $20.99, and around $17.00, respectively. Dental Assistants make an average approximately $12.21, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($28.50 per hour) can be spotted in Irvine, Calif.; Phoenix, Ariz. (about $20.68), La Canada Flintridge, Calif. (around $19.95), and San Bernardino, Calif. ($17.50) are the next top-paying cities. Oceanside, Calif. ranks low on the pay scale — at $14.00, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Nevada, where they average to $25.75 per hour.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $18.57 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (34 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $15.64 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Dental Assistants have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $18.54 per hour. Employees who have an Associate of Arts (AA), Communication make the most here, hauling in around $21.00 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 $30.00 per hour. One of the more prevalent skills at Pacific Dental Services Incorporated is Radiology, with more than two-fifths considering it a key competency. Other skills in demand are Patient Education, Customer Service, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Only 30 percent at Pacific Dental Services Incorporated enjoy paid vacation time, and just one in eight workers can take sick leave. Most survey participants participate in a 401(k) program. Pacific Dental Services Incorporated provides health insurance to most employees, and almost all respondents do receive dental coverage. Pacific Dental Services Incorporated employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, supplemental maternity leave, and 401(a).

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Key Stats for Pacific Dental Services Incorporated


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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5
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