A Dental Hygienist earns an average wage of AU$44.63 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Periodontics is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

AU$43,469 - AU$97,290
(Median)
AU$43K
AU$67K
AU$97K
MEDIAN: AU$67,159
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AU$29.34 - AU$57.01
(Median)
AU$29
AU$45
AU$57
MEDIAN: AU$44.00
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$43,469 - AU$97,290  
   
Bonus
AU$800  
Profit Sharing
AU$20,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$55,561 - AU$117,801  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 40
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$33AU$66AU$99
Hourly Rate
AU$29.34 - AU$57.01  
   
Overtime
AU$52.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$70KAU$140KAU$210K
Bonus
AU$800  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$20,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$55,561 - AU$117,801  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 204
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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Hygienist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$89,480

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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 17%


National Average
AU$89,000


Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist Salaries



National Average
AU$89,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
medical benefits
Vision: 3%
dental benefits
None: 66%
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