The average Charlotte Dental Hygienist earns approximately $33.30 per hour. For the most part, Dental Hygienists in Charlotte, N.C. enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. About a third report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and close to one-tenth collect vision insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$41,020 - $60,505
$50K
MEDIAN: $50,000
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$28.59 - $38.36
$29
$33
$38
MEDIAN: $33.00
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Salary
$50,000  
   
Bonus
$900  
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$48,936 - $77,199  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$28.59 - $38.36  
   
Overtime
$51.00  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
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$48,936 - $77,199  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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About Charlotte, North Carolina

Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
827,121
Male:
396,646 (48.0%)
Female:
430,475 (52.0%)
Charlotte /ˈʃɑːrlət/ is the largest city in the state of North Carolina. It is the county seat of Mecklenburg County and the second largest city in the southeastern United States, just behind Jacksonville, Florida. Charlotte is the third fastest growing major city in the United States. In 2014, the estimated population of Charlotte according to the U.S. Census Bureau was 809,958, making it the 17th largest city in the United States based on population. The Charlotte metropolitan area ranks 22nd largest in the US and had a 2014 population of 2,380,314. The Charlotte metropolitan area is part of a sixteen-county market region or combined statistical area with a 2014 U.S. Census population estimate of 2,537,990. Residents of Charlotte are referred to as "Charlotteans." It is listed as a "gamma-plus" global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. Charlotte is home to the corporate headquarters of Bank of America and the east...
Charlotte:
$53,919
North Carolina:
$47,830
$978
Charlotte:
$188,800
North Carolina:
$160,100
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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 inexperienced workers average out to $66K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $62K. Charlotte Dental Hygienists bring in $71K after working for 10 to 20 years. For some reason, Dental Hygienists in Charlotte, N.C. with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $70K.

Key Stats for Dental Hygienist

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
34%
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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$65,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist Salaries

Periodontics
up arrow 7%

Patient Education
0%

Radiology
0%

National Average
$65,000

Pediatrics
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
dental benefits
None: 48%
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