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.