Dental Hygienist Salary in Seattle (United States)

Pay for Dental Hygienists in Seattle, Wash. is typically around $44.26 per hour. Pay ranges from $33.40 per hour on the low end to $49.86 on the higher side. Medical benefits are awarded to 44 percent, and more than half earn dental coverage. Most Dental Hygienists in Seattle, Wash. report high levels of job satisfaction. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.
Dental Hygienist in Seattle, Washington Salary (?
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$33.40 - $49.86
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MEDIAN: $44.00
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Hourly Rate
$33.40 - $49.86  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$0.00 - $19,574  
   
Total Pay (?
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$56,673 - $105,026  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Hygienist in Seattle, Washington

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Starting out, salaries are typically $86K, which grows to $100K after five to 10 years. Between 10 and 20 years, pay reaches $100K. Pay continues to grow for Seattle Dental Hygienists after two decades on the job, and average earnings come to $100K. Those with more than 20 years of experience are scarcest in the field. Most typically, Seattle Dental Hygienists report having spent one to 10 years on the job followed by those with 10 to 20 years.
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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$91,000

Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Patient Education
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Periodontics
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Radiology
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National Average
$91,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
100%
female alumni
 
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Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 44% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 20% employee benefits None: 32%