Average Hourly Rate for Pacific Dental Services Incorporated Employees

Pacific Dental Services Incorporated laborers see wages hovering around $17.73 per hour. Adding overtime bumps the median up to $24.78. At Pacific Dental Services Incorporated, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is what you do at the company — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your experience level and your city 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

Pacific Dental Services Incorporated typically pays:
below market
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Employer: Pacific Dental Services Incorporated
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) (15)
$13.43 - $18.84  
[-]Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) (15)
Hourly Rate$13.43 - $18.84  
[+]Benefits Coordinator (6)
$12.98 - $23.19  
[+]Benefits Coordinator (6)
Hourly Rate$12.98 - $23.19  
[+]Dental Assistant Lead (5)
$14.61 - $24.23  
[+]Dental Assistant Lead (5)
Hourly Rate$14.61 - $24.23  
[+]Dental Assistant (5)
$9.68 - $20.34  
[+]Dental Assistant (5)
Hourly Rate$9.68 - $20.34  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 72
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About This Company

Pacific Dental Services

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The highest paychecks go to Dental Hygienists, who earn $35.23, closely trailed by Registered Expanded Function Dental Assistants (around $22.00), Dental Assistant Leads (about $19.61), and Treatment Coordinator, Dentals ($17.71). Near the bottom at Pacific Dental Services Incorporated are Dental Assistants, pulling in just $13.00.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $17.33. The greater proportion of employees (41 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home $15.72 per hour.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($21.00 per hour) can be spotted in Irvine; La Canada Flintridge ($19.95), Lake Elsinore (around $17.87), and Denver (approximately $17.58) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at about $15.00) is Woodland. Across Pacific Dental Services Incorporated's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Oregon earn the most, taking home $21.75 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $17.87 for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialists; non-accredited workers make much less. Becoming a Licensed Dental X-Ray Technician can certainly pay off here; those folks make $17.49. Pacific Dental Services Incorporated provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene — these employees rake in about $35.00 per hour.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Scheduling; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of approximately $17.80. One of the more prevalent skills at Pacific Dental Services Incorporated is Radiology, with more than two-fifths considering it a key competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Patient Education, CAD/CAM, and Microsoft Office.


At Pacific Dental Services Incorporated, there are significantly more females than males — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is in short supply here, with only half of workers receiving paid vacation and one in seven workers receiving paid sick days. A solid majority of workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Pacific Dental Services Incorporated provides health insurance to the greater part of workers, and a strong majority of workers do receive dental coverage. Pacific Dental Services Incorporated also dishes out privileges such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, supplemental maternity leave, and gym membership.

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Key Stats for Pacific Dental Services Incorporated


78 %
22 %
Hourly Rate
$14 - $22
Hourly Rate
$17 - $25
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 17 votes.

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