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.

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MEDIAN: $50,000
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$28.59 - $38.36
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MEDIAN: $33.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$50,000  
   
Bonus
$900  
Total Pay (?
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$48,936 - $77,199  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$28.59 - $38.36  
   
Overtime
$51.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$900  
   
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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$48,936 - $77,199  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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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.

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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%
medical benefits
Vision: 11%
dental benefits
None: 48%
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