Dental Hygienist Salary

A Dental Hygienist earns an average wage of AU$43.89 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Periodontics is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$43,406 - AU$90,695

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AU$28.58 - AU$56.83

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$43,406 - AU$90,695  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$2,035  
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$52,961 - AU$116,854  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 65
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$32AU$64AU$96
Hourly Rate
AU$28.58 - AU$56.83  
   
Overtime
AU$49.95 - AU$95.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$70KAU$140KAU$210K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$2,035  
   
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$52,961 - AU$116,854  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 280
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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Hygienist

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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Late-Career
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National Average
AU$87,000


Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist Salaries

Periodontics
up arrow 19%

Orthodontics
up arrow 9%

National Average
AU$87,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 5% dental benefits Dental: 27%
vision benefits Vision: 2% employee benefits None: 71%
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