Dental Hygienist Salary in Seattle (United States)

Salaries for Dental Hygienists in Seattle lie in the neighborhood of $44.26 per hour. Compensation generally starts at $33.40 per hour and does not exceed $49.86. Most workers in this profession enjoy health benefits; medical and dental coverage is claimed by 44 percent, and 20 percent earn vision coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Dental Hygienists in Seattle. The numbers for this synopsis were furnished by individuals who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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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$33.40 - $49.86  
   
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$0.00 - $19,574  
   
Total Pay (?
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$56,673 - $105,026  
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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. Those with one to two decades of experience under their belt tend to see salaries around $100K. Even after two decades, Dental Hygienists in Seattle continue to experience substantial salary development and pay is estimated at $100K. The majority of Dental Hygienists in Seattle have only one to 10 years of practice in the field. Workers with 10 to 20 years make up the second biggest group followed by those with more than 20 years under their belt.

Experience Affects Dental Hygienist in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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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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Gender

Female
100%
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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%
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