Dental Hygienist Salary

A Dental Hygienist earns an average wage of AU$43.80 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$43,597 - AU$94,369
(Median)
AU$44K
AU$63K
AU$94K
MEDIAN: AU$62,684
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AU$27.74 - AU$57.00
(Median)
AU$28
AU$44
AU$57
MEDIAN: AU$43.00
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$43,597 - AU$94,369  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$4,848  
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$53,328 - AU$117,802  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 76
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$50AU$100AU$150
Hourly Rate
AU$27.74 - AU$57.00  
   
Overtime
AU$10.30 - AU$110.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$100KAU$200KAU$300K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$4,848  
   
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$53,328 - AU$117,802  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 330
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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$86,500

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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%



National Average
AU$87,000


Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist Salaries

Periodontics
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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
9%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
medical benefits
Vision: 2%
dental benefits
None: 69%
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