The average Dental Hygienist with Anesthesia skills earns approximately $33.64 per hour. Cash earnings of Dental Hygienists with Anesthesia skills — including $5K in bonuses, $5K in profit sharing proceeds, and $26K in commissions near the top of the pay scale — stretch from approximately $52K to approximately $91K depending on individual performance. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by geographic location, followed by the specific employer and tenure. About one in three enjoy medical while just over two-fifths get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to one in seven. Most Dental Hygienists with Anesthesia skills report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$36,973 - $82,343
(Median)
$37K
$57K
$82K
MEDIAN: $57,345
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$25.54 - $43.90
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$26
$34
$44
MEDIAN: $33.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$36,973 - $82,343  
   
Bonus
$206.58 - $4,957  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $5,261  
Commission
$970 - $25,532  
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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$52,005 - $91,094  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 184
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$25.54 - $43.90  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.74  
Overtime
$35.01 - $64.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$206.58 - $4,957  
   
Commission
$970 - $25,532  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $5,261  
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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$52,005 - $91,094  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,822
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Dental Hygienists with Anesthesia skills fill the offices of leading firms Heartland Dental Care, Family Dental, Heartland Dental Corporation, Aspen Dental, and Gentle Dental. For Dental Hygienists with Anesthesia skills, comfortable salaries can be found at DDS Inc.; in fact, median earnings sit around $92K, the highest in the area. Other big spenders include Pacific Dental Services Incorporated, DentalWorks, and Dental Group Ltd, top-paying firms where Dental Hygienists with Anesthesia skills see paychecks nearing $83K, $67K, or $67K.

Employees at Family Dental, Gentle Dental, and Heartland Dental Corporation can also expect below-average earnings of $60K, $61K, and $62K.

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Hygienist

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


For many Dental Hygienists with Anesthesia skills, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. 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 $71K. Dental Hygienists with Anesthesia skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $73K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $76K.

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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$69,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 276 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
medical benefits
Vision: 14%
dental benefits
None: 45%
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