Dental Hygiene Instructor Salary

The average salary for a Dental Hygiene Instructor is $50,481 per year.

$36,922 - $73,764
$37K
$51K
$74K
MEDIAN: $50,676
10%
50%
90%

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$28.25 - $40.45
$32
MEDIAN: $32.11
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$0$84K
Salary $36,922 - $73,764
Total Pay (?
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$38,619 - $84,541
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $32.11
Overtime $40.00
Annual Data $0$84K
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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$38,619 - $84,541
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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Job Description for Dental Hygiene Instructor

Dental hygienist instructors train new dental hygienists at academic institutions such as community colleges and universities. They instruct students in classrooms and laboratory settings in methods to remove tartar and stains, take and process x-rays, apply sealants and fluorides, as well as proper oral care and tracking treatment plans and patient care. These instructors must be able to work with a wide variety of students from diverse backgrounds, responding to their questions and ensuring they are learning course materials. Dental hygiene instructors must also maintain good student records, as well as stay up to date on developments within their field.

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Dental Hygiene Instructor Tasks

  • Supervise and monitor students' use of tools and equipment.
  • Prepare reports and maintain records such as student grades, attendance rolls, and training activity details.
  • Conduct on-the-job training, classes, or training sessions to teach and demonstrate principles, techniques, procedures, or methods of dental hygiene.

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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Hygiene Instructor

Pay by Experience for a Dental Hygiene Instructor has a positive trend. An entry-level Dental Hygiene Instructor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 10 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dental Hygiene Instructor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Dental Hygiene Instructor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 12 salaries. A Dental Hygiene Instructor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Dental Hygiene Instructor

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
31%
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Experience Affects Dental Hygiene Instructor Salaries

Late-Career
▲27%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
$55,000

Entry-Level
▼2%

Mid-Career
▼5%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 25%
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