A Dental Hygienist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania earns an average wage of $25.77 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$44,219 - $65,000
$52K
MEDIAN: $52,000
50%

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$22.97 - $31.49
$23
$26
$31
MEDIAN: $25.00
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50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$52,000  
   
Bonus
$1,500  
Total Pay (?
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$44,780 - $67,131  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$22.97 - $31.49  
   
Overtime
$37.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$1,500  
   
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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$44,780 - $67,131  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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About Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
304,385
Male:
149,690 (49.2%)
Female:
154,695 (50.8%)
Pittsburgh (/ˈpɪtsbərɡ/ PITS-burg) is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County. The Combined Statistical Area (CSA) population of 2,659,937 is the largest in both the Ohio Valley and Appalachia, the second-largest in Pennsylvania after Philadelphia and the 20th-largest in the U.S. Located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers, which form the Ohio River, Pittsburgh is known as both "the Steel City" for its more than 300 steel-related businesses, and as the "City of Bridges" for its 446 bridges. The city features 30 skyscrapers, two inclines, a pre-revolutionary fortification and the Point State Park at the confluence of the rivers. The city developed as a vital link of the Atlantic coast and Midwest. The mineral-rich Allegheny Mountains made the area coveted by the French and British empires, Virginia, Whiskey Rebels, and Civil War raiders. Aside from steel,...
Pittsburgh:
$41,293
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$858
Pittsburgh:
$108,400
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
4.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Hygienist

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

Key Stats for Dental Hygienist

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$54,000


Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist Salaries

Radiology
up arrow 5%

Patient Education
up arrow 4%

Periodontics
0%

National Average
$54,000

Anesthesia
up arrow 3%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 35%
dental benefits
Dental: 12%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
dental benefits
None: 65%
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