Dental Hygienist in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

The average pay for a Dental Hygienist in Boston, Massachusetts is $39.28 per hour.

$39,067 - $70,292
$65K
MEDIAN: $65,000
50%

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$32.18 - $48.06
$32
$39
$48
MEDIAN: $39.28
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50%
90%

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Salary
$65,000  
   
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$52,711 - $97,671  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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Hourly Rate
$32.18 - $48.06  
   
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$52,711 - $97,671  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Hygienist

Pay by Experience for a Dental Hygienist has a positive trend. An entry-level Dental Hygienist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 23 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dental Hygienist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Dental Hygienist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 8 salaries. A Dental Hygienist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 6 salaries.

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Q: What is it like working in Boston?

Dental Hygienist in Boston:
"Cost of living."
Pros: People first, optimum patient care, trust, respect, honesty, confidence, knowledge, skills, true leadership qualities. What I am seeking is universal in nature, is innate in me wherever I practice. Ethics, loyalty go a long way.
Cons: I like educated patients. I dislike when they were not informed the standard of care and have been mislead from the dentist or uninformed from a dental hygienist the details of their oral health.

Key Stats for Dental Hygienist

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

Experienced
▲7%

▲2%

National Average
$80,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist Salaries

Anesthesia
▲6%

Periodontics
▲5%

▲5%

Pediatrics
▲5%

Patient Education
▲2%

National Average
$80,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 37%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
no benefits
None: 26%
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