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Dental Hygienist Salary in Charlotte, North Carolina

Dental Hygienists in Charlotte take home an average $33.36 per hour. For the most part, Dental Hygienists in Charlotte, N.C. enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Some workers in this field — slightly more than a fifth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a majority and dental plans are enjoyed by one-half. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$29.05 - $37.21
(Median)
$29
$33
$37
MEDIAN: $33.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$29.05 - $37.21  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,920  
   
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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$58,053 - $76,168  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Hygienist in Charlotte, North Carolina

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


For Dental Hygienists in Charlotte, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $65K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $67K on average. Dental Hygienists in Charlotte, N.C. see a median salary of $71K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $72K.

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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist in Charlotte, North Carolina Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

Experienced
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National Average
$70,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist in Charlotte, North Carolina Salaries

Periodontics
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Radiology
up arrow 1%

National Average
$70,000

Patient Education
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 56% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 22% employee benefits None: 22%
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