Dental Hygienist in San Diego, California Salary

A Dental Hygienist in San Diego, California earns an average wage of $43.13 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$49,478 - $66,813
$58K
MEDIAN: $58,500
50%

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$24.24 - $51.52
$24
$43
$52
MEDIAN: $43.19
10%
50%
90%

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$0$104K
Salary $58,500
Bonus $2,500
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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$48,380 - $104,441
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6
Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $24.24 - $51.52
Overtime $18.00
Annual Data $0$104K
Bonus $2,500
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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$48,380 - $104,441
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Dental Hygienist Reviews

Q: What is it like working in San Diego?

Dental Hygienist in San Diego:
"Awesome."
Pros: The patients are great. Weather is wonderful.
Cons: Cost of living/housi.

Key Stats for Dental Hygienist

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist Salaries

Mid-Career
▲17%

Experienced
▲16%

National Average
$81,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist Salaries

Periodontics
▲11%

Anesthesia
▲9%

Patient Education
▲8%

Radiology
▲3%

National Average
$81,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 42%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 50%
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