Dental Hygienist Salary with Periodontics skills (United States)

Hourly pay for Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills typically comes in around $33.10 per hour. Cash earnings of Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills—including $2,048 bonuses, $5,152 profit sharing proceeds, and $19,727 commissions near the top of the pay scale—stretch from approximately $50,932 to approximately $88,745 depending on individual performance. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is the company, followed by geography and experience level. Around one third report receiving medical coverage from their employers and 41 percent collect dental insurance. Most Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. This report is based on responses to 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  
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  
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

Those at DDS Inc. can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $94,460.
Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills will find the worst pay at Aspen Dental, where the median salary crawls in at $57,507. Furthermore, compensation is curbed at $77K, leaving little room for growth. Also approaching the lower end are Dr. Jones at $63,400 and Family Dental at $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.
Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy higher salaries, as pay increases are mainly incremental. At career start, salaries are typically $64K, which grows to $68K after five to 10 years. Those who spend a decent amount of time in this profession—one to two decades—usually make about $70K. Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills who stay in the field for several decades see their salaries grow less quickly after 20 years, with incomes eventually hovering around $77K. Those with more than 20 years of experience are scarcest in the field. Most typically, Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills report having spent one to 10 years on the job followed by those with 10 to 20 years.

Pay Difference By Location

Seattle
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New York
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Chicago
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Atlanta
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Virginia Beach
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National Average
$68,000
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For Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills, Seattle provides a pay rate that is 37 percent greater than the national average. Boston, New York, Austin, and Portland are a few other cities that offer generous salaries, with Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills earning around 22 percent, 16 percent, 15 percent, and 12 percent more than average. Miami ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 6 percent below the national average.
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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist with Periodontics skills Salaries

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$68,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 468 votes.

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%