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Dental Hygienist Salary

A Dental Hygienist earns an average wage of AU$43.45 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Orthodontics is associated with high pay for this job.
AU$41,595 - AU$91,958
(Median)
AU$42K
AU$61K
AU$92K
MEDIAN: AU$61,146
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AU$27.11 - AU$57.97
(Median)
AU$27
AU$43
AU$58
MEDIAN: AU$43.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$41,595 - AU$91,958  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$2,048  
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$52,167 - AU$118,473  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 57
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$32AU$64AU$96
Hourly Rate
AU$27.11 - AU$57.97  
   
Overtime
AU$49.13 - AU$96.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$70KAU$140KAU$210K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$2,048  
   
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$52,167 - AU$118,473  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 239
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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Hygienist

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

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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
AU$86,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 5% dental benefits Dental: 27%
vision benefits Vision: 1% employee benefits None: 71%