Denver Dental Hygienists pull down an average of $37.69 per hour. Dental Hygienists in Denver largely appreciate their work and find this position highly satisfactory. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, slightly less than a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by more than half and dental insurance is reported by more than half. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$45,000 - $72,000
(Median)
$
$61K
$
MEDIAN: $61,041
50%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$30.59 - $41.34
(Median)
$31
$38
$41
MEDIAN: $37.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

Local Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$61,042  
   
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).
)
$50,980 - $85,823  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$30.59 - $41.34  
   
Overtime
$51.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$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).
)
$50,980 - $85,823  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Employers: Start Here »

Dental Hygienist Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Hygienist

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


Dental Hygienists in Denver with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $72K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $81K. Dental Hygienists in Denver, Colo. claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $84K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make about the same as folks in the 10-to-20 year range.

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Employers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Dental Hygienist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$76,000


Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist Salaries

Radiology
0%

Anesthesia
0%

Patient Education
0%

Periodontics
0%

National Average
$76,000

Pediatrics
up arrow 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
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
medical benefits
Vision: 24%
dental benefits
None: 29%
ADVERTISEMENT