Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Dental Hygienists in Charlotte, N.C. with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $64K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $68K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $71K in this role. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $72K.