Dental Hygienist with Periodontics Skills Salary

Median pay for Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills lies in the neighborhood of $33.77 per hour. In the world of Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills, overall income ranges from $52K near the bottom to $90K at the top; this can include more than $5K from bonuses and more than $5K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Location is the main element affecting pay for this group — the specific employer and experience level are driving factors as well. Slightly less than a third enjoy medical while roughly two-fifths get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to nearly one-eighth. Work is enjoyable for Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$35,692 - $77,652
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$53K
$78K
MEDIAN: $53,475
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$25.80 - $43.23
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$35,692 - $77,652  
   
Bonus
$300.57 - $4,878  
Profit Sharing
$582 - $5,152  
Commission
$240.00 - $24,417  
Total Pay (?
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$51,513 - $89,676  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 242
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$25.80 - $43.23  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.74  
Overtime
$31.88 - $67.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$300.57 - $4,878  
   
Commission
$240.00 - $24,417  
Profit Sharing
$582 - $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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$51,513 - $89,676  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,126

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Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills fill the offices of leading firms Heartland Dental Care, Aspen Dental, DDS Inc., DentalWorks, and Pacific Dental Services Incorporated. For Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills, comfortable salaries can be found at Pacific Dental Services Incorporated; in fact, median earnings sit around $83K, the highest in the area. DDS Inc., Heartland Dental Corporation, and DentalWorks also offer top salaries for Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $70K, $68K, and $67K, respectively.

Also sliding in at the lower end of the scale are Aspen Dental ($58K), Park Dental ($62K), and Dr. Jones ($63K).

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Hygienist

Pay by Experience for a Dental Hygienist has a positive trend. An entry-level Dental Hygienist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 890 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dental Hygienist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 566 salaries. An experienced Dental Hygienist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 687 salaries. A Dental Hygienist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 574 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $69,294

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For Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills, Seattle provides a pay rate that is 32 percent greater than the national average. Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+24 percent), Boston (+21 percent), Dallas (+17 percent), and Austin (+15 percent). Falling short of the national average by 11 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Omaha. Employers pay around 5 percent less in Charlotte and 4 percent less in Wichita, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Key Stats for Dental Hygienist

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 386 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist Salaries

▲5%

▲2%

▲1%

National Average
$69,000

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 386 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 30%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 47%