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 Technical Support Supervisors, Dental Assistant Leads, and Treatment Coordinators also do fairly well at $28.50, around $20.99, and $17.00, respectively. Dental Assistants at Pacific Dental Services Incorporated do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (about $12.21 on average) at the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $28.50 per hour) can be spotted in Irvine, Calif.; Phoenix, Ariz. ($20.68), La Canada Flintridge, Calif. (approximately $19.95), and San Bernardino, Calif. (around $17.50) are the next top-paying cities. Oceanside, Calif. ranks low on the pay scale — at about $14.00, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the firm, employees working in Nevada take home the most — $25.75 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $18.57 per hour. The largest slice of the Pacific Dental Services Incorporated workforce (34 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $15.72 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialists earn around $17.87 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. At Pacific Dental Services Incorporated, employees who hold an Associate of Arts (AA), Communication receive the highest pay at about $21.00.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Periodontics; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $30.00 per hour. A common skill in Pacific Dental Services Incorporated's work force is Radiology; more than two-fifths of survey participants report using it on the job. Patient Education, Customer Service, and Scheduling are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about one in three survey participants receiving paid vacation and nearly one in eight workers receiving sick leave. Most survey participants participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Pacific Dental Services Incorporated provides health insurance to nearly all workers, and the vast majority of employees do receive dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, supplemental maternity leave, and 401(a).