Dental Hygienist in Denver, Colorado Salary

For Denver Dental Hygienists, hourly average wages total $37.99 per hour. Job satisfaction for Dental Hygienists in Denver is extremely high. While just under one in three report receiving no health benefits, a majority do receive medical coverage, and the greater part have dental, as well. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$45,000 - $72,000
$61K
MEDIAN: $61,042
50%

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$30.38 - $41.40
$30
$38
$41
MEDIAN: $37.99
10%
50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$61,042  
   
Bonus
$3,250  
Total Pay (?
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$50,576 - $85,916  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$30.38 - $41.40  
   
Overtime
$51.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$3,250  
   
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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$50,576 - $85,916  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $72K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $80K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $84K in this role. Dental Hygienists in Denver who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't higher than those with 10 to 20 years.

Key Stats for Dental Hygienist

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist Salaries

Late-Career
▲11%

Experienced
▲10%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$76,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist Salaries

Periodontics
▲2%

Anesthesia
▲1%

Patient Education
▲1%

Radiology
▼0%

National Average
$76,000

Pediatrics
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 22%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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