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Dental Hygienist Salary in Houston, Texas

Average Houston Dental Hygienists make around $35.42 per hour. More than two-fifths of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, just over two-fifths report medical coverage and about two-fifths claim dental coverage as well. For the most part, Dental Hygienists in Houston enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
$39,149 - $71,989
(Median)
$39K
$59K
$72K
MEDIAN: $58,794
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90%

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$29.23 - $41.11
(Median)
$29
$35
$41
MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,149 - $71,989  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,853  
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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$42,022 - $85,622  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 20
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$29.23 - $41.11  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,853  
   
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).
)
$42,022 - $85,622  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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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.


Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $71K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $71K. Dental Hygienists in Houston bring in $80K after working for 10 to 20 years. Dental Hygienists in Houston, Texas who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $71K.

Experience Affects Dental Hygienist in Houston, Texas Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%

National Average
$72,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Late-Career
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist in Houston, Texas Salaries

Patient Education
up arrow 6%

Pediatrics
up arrow 5%

Radiology
up arrow 4%

Periodontics
up arrow 4%

National Average
$72,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 43% dental benefits Dental: 39%
vision benefits Vision: 20% employee benefits None: 45%