Median pay for Dental Hygienists in Seattle lies in the neighborhood of $44.07 per hour. Women make up the vast majority of Seattle Dental Hygienists (88 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Dental Hygienists in Seattle, Wash. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to a majority, and one-seventh earn vision coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34.31 - $48.76
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MEDIAN: $44.07
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Overtime
$67.50  
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$68,761 - $101,994  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 70

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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
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Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
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$530,900
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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Hygienist

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


Seattle Dental Hygienists with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. During the first five years of their careers, Dental Hygienists in Seattle, Wash. see a median income of $90K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $92K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Dental Hygienists in Seattle make a median salary of $94K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $101K.

Key Stats for Dental Hygienist

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
041
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 3%


National Average
$91,000


Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist Salaries

Pediatrics
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Periodontics
0%

Radiology
0%

National Average
$91,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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