Median pay for Dental Hygienists in New York, N.Y. lies in the neighborhood of $39.08 per hour. Close to one-fourth enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and nearly one-tenth get vision benefits. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$30,000 - $72,894
(Median)
$30K
$64K
$73K
MEDIAN: $64,000
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$29.10 - $46.28
(Median)
$29
$39
$46
MEDIAN: $39.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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Salary
$30,000 - $72,894  
   
Bonus
$465.00  
Total Pay (?
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$49,557 - $94,720  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$29.10 - $46.28  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$465.00  
   
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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$49,557 - $94,720  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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About New York, New York

Kings County, New York
8,375,004
Male:
4,081,698 (47.7%)
Female:
4,468,707 (52.3%)
The City of New York, often called New York City or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. With a U.S. Census Bureau-estimated 2015 population of 8,550,405 distributed over a land area of just 305 square miles (790 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. A global power city, New York City exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment, its fast pace defining the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has been described as the cultural and financial capital of the world. Situated...
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$55,752
New York:
$60,850
$1,317
New York:
$538,300
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$293,500
4.7%

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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Hygienist

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


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $70K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $84K. Dental Hygienists in New York who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $91K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $87K by contrast.

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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$74,000


Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist Salaries

Pediatrics
up arrow 18%


Anesthesia
up arrow 15%

Patient Education
up arrow 13%

Radiology
up arrow 13%

National Average
$74,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 26%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
medical benefits
Vision: 11%
dental benefits
None: 63%
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