Dental Hygienist in Seattle Salary

Seattle Dental Hygienists take home an average $43.98 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to more than two-fifths, and the greater part earn dental coverage. The majority of Dental Hygienists in Seattle, Wash. claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$32.85 - $48.38
(Median)
$33
$44
$48
MEDIAN: $43.00
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Overtime
$64.00  
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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.


For Dental Hygienists in Seattle, Wash., level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Seattle Dental Hygienists in the early stages of their careers take home approximately $88K on average. The average for people in the five-to-10 year group is only a little larger at $91K. Dental Hygienists in Seattle bring in $94K after working for 10 to 20 years. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Dental Hygienists in Seattle, Wash. with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $98K.

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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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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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