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Dental Hygienist Salary with Periodontics skills

Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills pull down an average of $33.17 per hour. Overall compensation packages to Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills range from $51K on the low end to $89K on the high end; this includes bonuses that peak near $2K and profit sharing that approaches $5K, with some high rollers snagging commissions as high as $20K. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is the particular firm, followed by the particular city and tenure. Medical benefits are awarded to close to one-third, and nearly two in five earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,899 - $79,451
(Median)
$33K
$57K
$79K
MEDIAN: $56,776
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$25.20 - $42.49
(Median)
$25
$33
$42
MEDIAN: $33.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$32,899 - $79,451  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,241  
Profit Sharing
$329.50 - $5,087  
Commission
$1,565 - $20,180  
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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$51,230 - $88,678  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 261
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$25.20 - $42.49  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $61.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,241  
   
Commission
$1,565 - $20,180  
Profit Sharing
$329.50 - $5,087  
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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$51,230 - $88,678  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,112
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Popular Employer Salaries for Dental Hygienist with Periodontics skills


For Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills, comfortable salaries can be found at DDS Inc.; in fact, median earnings sit around $94K, the highest in the area.

Employees at Aspen Dental take home the smallest paychecks, and $57K is the median salary. Furthermore, range in pay is narrow, with salaries starting at $48K and quickly nearing the top at only $74K.

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Hygienist with Periodontics skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $64K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $68K. Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills see a median salary of $70K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $72K.

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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist with Periodontics skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$68,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 538 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 32% dental benefits Dental: 41%
vision benefits Vision: 10% employee benefits None: 45%
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