Dental Hygienist Salary

The average pay for a Dental Hygienist is £26.34 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

£19,393 - £48,054
(Median)
£19K
£25K
£48K
MEDIAN: £25,294
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50%
90%

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£19.57 - £34.62
(Median)
£20
£26
£35
MEDIAN: £26.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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£0£24K£48K£72K
Salary
£19,393 - £48,054  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,021  
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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£22,827 - £70,229  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 112
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£12£24£36
Hourly Rate
£19.57 - £34.62  
   
Overtime
£19.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£24K£48K£72K
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,021  
   
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).
)
£22,827 - £70,229  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 310
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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: £51,302

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Dental Hygienist Reviews

What is it like working as a Dental Hygienist?

Dental Hygienist in Birmingham:
"Working as a dental hygiene/therapist."
Pros: Patient eduction. Improving peoples oral health. Working as a team. Good feedback from patients. Helping children have good dental experiences. Dealing with the elderly.
Cons: Time pressure. Phobic patients. Unruley children.

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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
₤51,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 34%
medical benefits
Vision: 1%
dental benefits
None: 64%
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