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Average Hourly Rate for Pacific Dental Services Incorporated Employees

Pacific Dental Services Incorporated offers employees an average of $17.66 per hour, and overtime earnings push that number up to $26.08. Though where you live and your experience level are influential salary factors for those at Pacific Dental Services Incorporated, what you do at the company turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Pacific Dental Services Incorporated typically pays:
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Employer: Pacific Dental Services Incorporated
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) (13)
$13.95 - $19.59  
[-]Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) (13)
Hourly Rate$13.95 - $19.59  
[+]Dental Assistant (7)
$9.39 - $18.95  
[+]Dental Assistant (7)
Hourly Rate$9.39 - $18.95  
[+]Benefits Coordinator (7)
$12.78 - $21.69  
[+]Benefits Coordinator (7)
Hourly Rate$12.78 - $21.69  
[+]Dental Assistant Lead (6)
$14.82 - $25.29  
[+]Dental Assistant Lead (6)
Hourly Rate$14.82 - $25.29  
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XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 76

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The highest paychecks go to Dental Hygienists, who earn an average $35.67 per hour, closely trailed by Registered Expanded Function Dental Assistants ($22.00), Dental Assistant Leads (approximately $20.22), and Treatment Coordinator, Dentals ($17.69). Pacific Dental Services Incorporated hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Dental Assistants (around $12.21 on average).


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $28.50 per hour) can be spotted in Irvine, Calif.; Phoenix, Ariz. (approximately $20.68), La Canada Flintridge, Calif. (around $19.95), and Denver, Colo. ($17.58) are the next top-paying cities. At $15.00, Woodland, Calif. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Nevada; pay there average to $25.75 per hour.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $18.57 per hour. Overall, the greater share of Pacific Dental Services Incorporated folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $15.98 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialists earn about $17.95 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. It pays to have an Associate of Arts (AA), Communication at Pacific Dental Services Incorporated — these employees make the most at approximately $21.00 per hour.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Order Inventory; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $19.30 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. Other skills in demand are Patient Education, Customer Service, and Scheduling.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at Pacific Dental Services Incorporated; the company rewards only one in three employees with paid vacation time and only one in ten employees with sick leave. Most survey participants plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Perks cover health insurance for most workers and dental coverage for most respondents. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, supplemental maternity leave, and 401(a).

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Key Stats for Pacific Dental Services Incorporated


78 %
22 %
Hourly Rate
$13 - $21
Hourly Rate
$15 - $28
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 21 votes.
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