A Dental Hygienist earns an average wage of AU$44.74 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$41,383 - AU$98,389
AU$41K
AU$63K
AU$98K
MEDIAN: AU$62,544
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AU$29.12 - AU$58.62
AU$29
AU$45
AU$59
MEDIAN: AU$44.74
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$41,383 - AU$98,389  
   
Bonus
AU$600  
Total Pay (?
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AU$53,201 - AU$121,615  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$32AU$64AU$96
Hourly Rate
AU$29.12 - AU$58.62  
   
Overtime
AU$50.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$70KAU$140KAU$210K
Bonus
AU$600  
   
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$53,201 - AU$121,615  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 185
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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$89,685

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Key Stats for Dental Hygienist

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist Salaries

▲18%

▲16%

▲15%

National Average
AU$90,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist Salaries

▲12%

▲8%

National Average
AU$90,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 34%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
dental benefits
None: 65%
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