A Dental Hygienist earns an average wage of C$35.20 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are local anesthetic and Anesthesia.

C$35,155 - C$76,311
C$35K
C$54K
C$76K
MEDIAN: C$53,574
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50%
90%

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C$27.22 - C$47.72
C$27
C$35
C$48
MEDIAN: C$35.20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$33KC$66KC$99K
Salary
C$35,155 - C$76,311  
   
Bonus
C$302.70 - C$3,005  
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$51,846 - C$98,038  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 143
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$24C$48C$72
Hourly Rate
C$27.22 - C$47.72  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.73  
Overtime
C$4.00 - C$71.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$302.70 - C$3,005  
   
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$51,846 - C$98,038  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,154

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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Hygienist

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$72,065

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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.

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Key Stats for Dental Hygienist

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 104 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist Salaries

▲15%

▲10%

▲4%

National Average
C$72,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist Salaries

local anesthetic
▲21%

▲18%

▲8%

Local Anesthesia
▲8%

Scaling
▲5%


dental hygienist
▲1%

National Average
C$72,000

▼1%

Patient Education
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 104 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 16%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
dental benefits
None: 56%
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