A Dental Hygienist earns an average wage of C$35.13 per hour. A skill in Anesthesia is associated with high pay for this job.

C$35,208 - C$79,127
(Median)
C$35K
C$53K
C$79K
MEDIAN: C$52,628
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C$27.31 - C$47.39
(Median)
C$27
C$35
C$47
MEDIAN: C$35.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$33KC$66KC$99K
Salary
C$35,208 - C$79,127  
   
Bonus
C$292.77 - C$3,081  
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$51,645 - C$97,490  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 151
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$25C$50C$75
Hourly Rate
C$27.31 - C$47.39  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.73  
Overtime
C$3.95 - C$74.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$292.77 - C$3,081  
   
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$51,645 - C$97,490  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,153
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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: C$71,902

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Dental Hygienist Reviews

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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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist Salaries




National Average
C$72,000


Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist Salaries



Local Anesthesia
up arrow 8%

Scaling
up arrow 5%

dental hygienist
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Oral / Verbal Communication
0%

National Average
C$72,000

Orthodontics
up arrow 1%

Patient Education
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 100 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 16%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
medical benefits
Vision: 9%
dental benefits
None: 56%
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