Dental Hygienist Salary with Periodontics skills (United States)

Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills typically take home $33.10 per hour. Individual bonuses, profit sharing and commission for Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills—as high as $2,048, $5,152 and $19,727, respectively—each contribute to the degree of variability within cash compensation, ranging from $30,996 to $82,288. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is the particular firm, followed by geography and tenure. Benefits are common in this line of work, with around one third reporting medical and dental coverage and less than 10 collecting vision insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
Dental Hygienist with Periodontics skills Salary (?
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$30,996 - $82,288
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MEDIAN: $55,560
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Dental Hygienist with Periodontics skills Salary (?
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$25.11 - $42.43
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$30,996 - $82,288  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,048  
Profit Sharing
$304.77 - $5,152  
Commission
$1,544 - $19,727  
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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$50,932 - $88,745  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 212
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$25.11 - $42.43  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $60.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,048  
   
Commission
$1,544 - $19,727  
Profit Sharing
$304.77 - $5,152  
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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$50,932 - $88,745  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,535
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Popular Employer Salaries for Dental Hygienist with Periodontics skills

Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills flock to DDS Inc. for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $94,460 lead the pack in compensation.
Aspen Dental offers the least pay with a median salary of $57,507; furthermore, salaries there max out at only $77K. Workers also receive paychecks lighter than average at Dr. Jones ($63,400) and Family Dental ($68,052).

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Hygienist with Periodontics skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills, experience in the field does not tend to play a major role in salary decisions; in general, pay does not go up drastically with more experience, and earnings grow incrementally instead. Starting out, salaries are typically $64K, which grows to $68K after five to 10 years. Between 10 and 20 years, pay reaches $70K. Salaries tend to grow less rapidly after achieving 20 years of experience, with more senior Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills earning an average of $77K per year. Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills with one to 10 years of experience are most common in the field, followed by those with 10 to 20 years and more than 20 years. Workers who have been working for more than 20 years are hardest to find.

Pay Difference By Location

Seattle
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Boston
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New York
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Austin
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Portland
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Denver
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Chicago
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Dallas
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Philadelphia
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Atlanta
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Columbus
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Virginia Beach
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National Average
$68,000
Indianapolis
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Tampa
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Miami
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For Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills, Seattle provides a pay rate that is 37 percent greater than the national average. Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+22 percent), New York (+16 percent), Austin (+15 percent), and Portland (+12 percent). Miami is the lowest-paying area, 6 percent south of the national average.

Experience Affects Dental Hygienist with Periodontics skills Salaries

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National Average
$68,000

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Gender

Female
98%
female alumni
 
Male
2%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 32% dental benefits Dental: 41%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 45%
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