A Dental Hygienist earns an average wage of C$35.32 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are local anesthetic and Anesthesia.

C$35,708 - C$81,562
C$36K
C$56K
C$82K
MEDIAN: C$56,102
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50%
90%
C$27.56 - C$47.72
C$28
C$35
C$48
MEDIAN: C$35.48
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$98K
Salary C$35,708 - C$81,562
Bonus C$308.13 - C$3,075
Commission C$3,000
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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C$52,835 - C$98,668
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 129
Hourly Data C$0C$69
Hourly Rate C$27.56 - C$47.72
Hourly Tips C$0.73
Overtime C$3.88 - C$69.63
Annual Data C$0C$98K
Bonus C$308.13 - C$3,075
Commission C$3,000
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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C$52,835 - C$98,668
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,178

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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Hygienist

Pay by Experience for a Dental Hygienist has a positive trend. An entry-level Dental Hygienist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$66,000 based on 703 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dental Hygienist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$75,000 based on 345 salaries. An experienced Dental Hygienist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$80,000 based on 274 salaries. A Dental Hygienist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$83,000 based on 162 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$72,782

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Dental Hygienist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Dental Hygienist?

Dental Hygienist in Sault Ste Marie:
"It can be challenging and rewarding at the same time."
Pros: Helping others attain optimal oral health. Caries and periodontal prevention.
Cons: Rude people. It can be hard on the body, hands especially. Fast paced, little time between patients. Heavy work load. Stressful. Poorly booked schedules.

Dental Hygienist in Okotoks:
Pros: Close part time no evening weekends.
Cons: Pay.

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Key Stats for Dental Hygienist

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 131 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist Salaries

▲14%

▲9%

▲3%

National Average
C$73,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist Salaries

local anesthetic
▲20%

▲17%

▲8%

Local Anesthesia
▲6%

Scaling
▲5%


dental hygienist
▼0%

National Average
C$73,000

▼2%

Patient Education
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 131 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 16%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 57%
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