Dental Hygienist in Denver, Colorado Salary

The average Dental Hygienist in Denver, Colo. earns approximately $37.82 per hour. In this profession, a little less than half enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a little less than a fifth have vision insurance, as well. For the most part, Denver Dental Hygienists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,065 - $77,566
(Median)
$36K
$60K
$78K
MEDIAN: $59,696
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$31.09 - $42.31
(Median)
$31
$38
$42
MEDIAN: $37.00
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Salary
$36,065 - $77,566  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,000  
Total Pay (?
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$52,193 - $87,452  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$31.09 - $42.31  
   
Overtime
$57.00  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,000  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$52,193 - $87,452  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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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 many Dental Hygienists in Denver, Colo., extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $71K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $78K. For Denver Dental Hygienists, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $82K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $86K on average.

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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$77,000


Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist Salaries

Patient Education
up arrow 1%

Anesthesia
up arrow 1%

Radiology
0%

Periodontics
0%

National Average
$77,000

Pediatrics
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Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 46%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
medical benefits
Vision: 18%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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