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Dental Hygienist Salary in Seattle

Seattle Dental Hygienists take home approximately $44.18 per hour on average. Half receive medical and dental insurance and close to one-sixth get vision insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31.09 - $48.64
(Median)
$31
$44
$49
MEDIAN: $44.00
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Hourly Rate
$31.09 - $48.64  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0.00 - $19,574  
   
Total Pay (?
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$62,264 - $101,619  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 53

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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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Dental Hygienists in Seattle, Wash. — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $84K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $91K. Seattle Dental Hygienists with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $94K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $98K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$91,000


Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Periodontics
up arrow 3%

Patient Education
up arrow 3%

Radiology
up arrow 2%

Anesthesia
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National Average
$91,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 51% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 17% employee benefits None: 31%
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