Dental Hygienist in Seattle Salary

Dental Hygienists in Seattle take home approximately $44.25 per hour on average. Women make up the vast majority of Dental Hygienists in Seattle, Wash. (87 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Seattle Dental Hygienists. Just over a half enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and close to one-sixth get vision benefits. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$34.45 - $49.12
$34
$44
$49
MEDIAN: $44.25
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Hourly Rate
$34.45 - $49.12  
   
Overtime
$67.50  
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Bonus
$2,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$69,064 - $102,740  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 62

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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Hygienist

Pay by Experience for a Dental Hygienist has a positive trend. An entry-level Dental Hygienist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 35 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dental Hygienist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Dental Hygienist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 16 salaries. A Dental Hygienist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Dental Hygienist

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist Salaries

Late-Career
▲10%

▲3%

▲1%

National Average
$92,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist Salaries

Pediatrics
▲5%

▲1%

Patient Education
▼0%

Periodontics
▼0%

Radiology
▼0%

National Average
$92,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
no benefits
None: 21%