Dental Hygienist Salary in Seattle

An average Dental Hygienist in Seattle, Wash. can expect to take home roughly $44.41 per hour. Approximately half enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to roughly a seventh. Job satisfaction for Dental Hygienists in Seattle, Wash. is high. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32.82 - $48.67
(Median)
$33
$44
$49
MEDIAN: $44.00
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Hourly Rate
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National Annualized Data (?
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$0.00 - $19,392  
   
Total Pay (?
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$63,694 - $101,636  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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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.


For Dental Hygienists in Seattle, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $87K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $92K. Dental Hygienists in Seattle, Wash. who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $94K. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $98K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$92,000


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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Anesthesia
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National Average
$92,000

Pediatrics
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Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 49% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 15% employee benefits None: 28%
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