Dental Hygienists with Anesthesia skills can expect to earn an average of $33.82 per hour. Overall incomes of Dental Hygienists with Anesthesia skills — including $5K bonuses, $6K profit sharing proceeds, and $25K commissions on the more lucrative end — generally ranges between $52K and $91K. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is geography, followed by the specific employer and tenure. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Dental Hygienists with Anesthesia skills. Approximately one-third enjoy medical while just over two-fifths get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to close to a seventh. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$37,708 - $81,364
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MEDIAN: $57,618
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$25.61 - $44.06
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$37,708 - $81,364  
   
Bonus
$204.93 - $4,989  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $5,907  
Commission
$745 - $25,169  
Total Pay (?
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$52,011 - $91,284  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 196
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$24$48$72
Hourly Rate
$25.61 - $44.06  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.74  
Overtime
$34.81 - $71.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$204.93 - $4,989  
   
Commission
$745 - $25,169  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $5,907  
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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$52,011 - $91,284  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,860

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Many Dental Hygienists with Anesthesia skills can be found at Heartland Dental Care, Aspen Dental, Heartland Dental Corporation, Family Dental, and DentalWorks, firms that are at the top of the field. DDS Inc. attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $92K. Pacific Dental Services Incorporated, DentalWorks, and Dental Group Ltd are a few other companies that offer generous salaries, with Dental Hygienists with Anesthesia skills earning around $83K, $67K, or $67K at each firm, respectively.

Aspen Dental, Heartland Dental Corporation, and Gentle Dental also scrape the bottom of the pay scale, with median earnings hovering around $59K, $62K, and $63K.

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Hygienist

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $65K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $70K. Dental Hygienists with Anesthesia skills claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $73K. Dental Hygienists with Anesthesia skills with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $76K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $69,629

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For those looking to make money, Dental Hygienists with Anesthesia skills in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 49 percent above the national average. Dental Hygienists with Anesthesia skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+32 percent), Sacramento (+28 percent), Boston (+21 percent), and New York (+21 percent). The lowest-paying market is Pittsburgh, which sits 25 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Wichita (9 percent lower) and Charleston (7 percent lower).

Key Stats for Dental Hygienist

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 290 votes.
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Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$70,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 290 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
dental benefits
None: 44%
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