Dental Hygienist Salary in Houston, Texas

Earnings for Dental Hygienists in Houston, Texas come in at around $35.99 per hour on average. For the most part, Dental Hygienists in Houston enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Two in five receive medical and dental insurance and just under one-fifth get vision plans. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,911 - $72,532
(Median)
$40K
$61K
$73K
MEDIAN: $60,686
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$30.51 - $41.15
(Median)
$31
$36
$41
MEDIAN: $35.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,911 - $72,532  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,942  
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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$52,063 - $84,420  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$30.51 - $41.15  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,942  
   
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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$52,063 - $84,420  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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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.


Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $71K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $72K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $79K in this role. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $73K.

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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist in Houston, Texas Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Late-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$72,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist in Houston, Texas Salaries

Patient Education
up arrow 6%

Periodontics
up arrow 5%

Radiology
up arrow 4%

Pediatrics
up arrow 4%

National Average
$72,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 40% dental benefits Dental: 37%
vision benefits Vision: 19% employee benefits None: 44%
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