A Dental Hygienist in Charleston, South Carolina earns an average wage of $26.99 per hour. A skill in Anesthesia is associated with high pay for this job.

$19.57 - $31.09
$20
$27
$31
MEDIAN: $26.00
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$19.57 - $31.09  
   
Overtime
$30.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$500  
   
Total Pay (?
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$44,301 - $66,384  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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About Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston County, South Carolina
135,524
Male:
63,956 (47.2%)
Female:
71,568 (52.8%)
Charleston is the oldest and second-largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina, the county seat of Charleston County, and the principal city in the Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city lies just south of the geographical midpoint of South Carolina's coastline and is located on Charleston Harbor, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean formed by the confluence of the Ashley and Cooper Rivers, or, as is locally expressed, "where the Cooper and Ashley Rivers come together to form the Atlantic Ocean." Charleston had an estimated population of 132,609 in 2015. The population of the Charleston metropolitan area, comprising Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester Counties, was counted by the 2015 estimate at 727,689—the third-largest in the state—and the 78th-largest metropolitan statistical area in the United States. Charleston was founded as Charles Town—honoring King Charles II of England—in 1670. Its initial location at Albemarle Point on the west bank...
Charleston:
$61,993
South Carolina:
$47,238
$1,119
Charleston:
$293,500
South Carolina:
$148,600
3.1%

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Key Stats for Dental Hygienist

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$58,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist Salaries

Anesthesia
up arrow 13%

Pediatrics
up arrow 9%

Periodontics
up arrow 8%

Radiology
up arrow 6%

Patient Education
up arrow 4%

National Average
$58,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
dental benefits
None: 40%
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