Dental Hygienist in Seattle Salary

Seattle Dental Hygienists can expect to earn an average of $43.98 per hour. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. More than two-fifths report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$32.85 - $48.38
(Median)
$33
$44
$48
MEDIAN: $43.00
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$32.85 - $48.38  
   
Overtime
$64.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$0.00 - $19,727  
   
Total Pay (?
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$63,677 - $100,916  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 73
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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Hygienist

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


Dental Hygienists in Seattle with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Survey participants with less than five years' experience report a median income of $88K, and earnings aren't much higher for respondents who have five to 10 years under their belts; respondents in the latter group report a median of just $91K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $94K. Dental Hygienists in Seattle, Wash. who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $98K.

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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$91,000


Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist Salaries

Patient Education
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Periodontics
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Radiology
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Anesthesia
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National Average
$91,000

Pediatrics
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
medical benefits
Vision: 9%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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