Dental Hygienist Salary in Houston, Texas

Median pay for Dental Hygienists in Houston lies in the neighborhood of $36.07 per hour. Roughly two-fifths get medical and dental insurance, and approximately one-fifth get vision plans, too. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$39,911 - $72,532

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$30.74 - $41.09

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$0$29K$58K$87K
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$39,911 - $72,532  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,913  
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$52,736 - $84,509  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Hourly Rate
$30.74 - $41.09  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$0.00 - $12,913  
   
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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$52,736 - $84,509  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 62
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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Hygienist in Houston, Texas

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


The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $72K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $72K on average. For Houston Dental Hygienists, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $78K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $73K.

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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist in Houston, Texas Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Late-Career
0%

National Average
$73,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist in Houston, Texas Salaries

Patient Education
up arrow 6%

Radiology
up arrow 5%

Periodontics
up arrow 5%

Pediatrics
up arrow 4%

National Average
$73,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 39% dental benefits Dental: 37%
vision benefits Vision: 20% employee benefits None: 46%
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