Dental Hygienist in Denver, Colorado Salary

Earnings for Denver Dental Hygienists come in at around $38.54 per hour on average. Some workers in this field — just under one in three — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by more than half and dental plans are enjoyed by the larger part. Most workers in this position report very high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$25.76 - $42.81
$26
$39
$43
MEDIAN: $38.54
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50%
90%

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Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $25.76 - $42.81
Annual Data $0$88K
Bonus $2,750
Total Pay (?
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$51,600 - $88,597
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

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About Denver, Colorado

Denver County, Colorado
682,545
Male:
341,137 (50.0%)
Female:
341,408 (50.0%)
Denver (/ˈdɛnvər/), officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is located immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12 mi (19 km) east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is nicknamed the Mile-High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile (5,280 ft or 1,610 m) above sea level, making it one of the highest major cities in the United States. The 105th meridian west of Greenwich, the longitudinal reference for the Mountain Time Zone, passes directly through Denver Union Station. Denver is ranked as a Beta- world city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. With a 2015 estimated...
Denver:
$58,003
Colorado:
$63,909
$1,094
Denver:
$316,700
Colorado:
$283,800
3.2%

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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 $71,000 based on 14 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 $80,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Dental Hygienist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 6 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 $84,000 based on 11 salaries.

Key Stats for Dental Hygienist

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist Salaries

Late-Career
▲6%

Experienced
▲5%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$80,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist Salaries

National Average
$80,000

Periodontics
▼1%

Anesthesia
▼2%

Patient Education
▼2%

Radiology
▼3%

Pediatrics
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 31%
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