Dental Hygienist with Periodontics Skills Salary

Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills take home an average $33.79 per hour. Incomes of Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills vary widely depending on performance components; bonuses and profit sharing that can occasionally exceed $5K cause paychecks to spread between $52K on the low end and $90K on the high end. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by geography, but the specific employer and experience level are influential factors as well. Just under one in three report receiving medical coverage from their employers and roughly two in five collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,087 - $77,964
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$55K
$78K
MEDIAN: $54,504
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$25.82 - $43.24
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$0$89K
Salary $36,087 - $77,964
Bonus $306.39 - $4,894
Profit Sharing $771 - $4,983
Commission $405.47 - $24,243
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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$51,655 - $89,686
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 258
Hourly Data $0$67
Hourly Rate $25.82 - $43.24
Hourly Tips $1.74
Overtime $31.90 - $67.18
Annual Data $0$89K
Bonus $306.39 - $4,894
Commission $405.47 - $24,243
Profit Sharing $771 - $4,983
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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$51,655 - $89,686
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,165

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Dominating the field, Heartland Dental Care, Aspen Dental, DDS Inc., DentalWorks, and Pacific Dental Services Incorporated are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills. Pacific Dental Services Incorporated attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $83K. Those in search of high salaries should also consider DDS Inc., Heartland Dental Corporation, and DentalWorks, top-paying firms where Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills rake in a comfortable $70K, $68K, or $67K, respectively.

Workers at Aspen Dental, Park Dental, and Dr. Jones also face smaller salaries than the rest of the field — average earnings for these employers come to $58K, $62K, and $63K respectively.

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: $69,312

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Seattle is home to an above-average pay rate for Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills, 32 percent higher 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). Omaha ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 11 percent below the national average. 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 463 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist Salaries

▲5%

▲2%

▲1%

National Average
$69,000

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 463 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
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 30%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 47%
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