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Dental Hygienist Salary in Denver, Colorado

Earnings for Dental Hygienists in Denver, Colo. come in at around $38.01 per hour on average. Compensation ranges between $32.37 per hour and $42.54. Job satisfaction for Dental Hygienists in Denver is high. Slightly less than one-half report receiving medical coverage from their employers and just over two-fifths collect dental insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$25,342 - $68,747
(Median)
$25K
$58K
$69K
MEDIAN: $58,494
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$32.37 - $42.54
(Median)
$32
$38
$43
MEDIAN: $38.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$25,342 - $68,747  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,637  
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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$51,915 - $87,637  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$32.37 - $42.54  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,637  
   
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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$51,915 - $87,637  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47

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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Hygienist in Denver, Colorado

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


For Dental Hygienists in Denver, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $71K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $78K. For Denver Dental Hygienists, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $82K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $86K.

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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist in Denver, Colorado Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$77,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist in Denver, Colorado Salaries

Anesthesia
up arrow 2%

Patient Education
up arrow 1%

Radiology
up arrow 1%

Periodontics
0%

National Average
$77,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 47% dental benefits Dental: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 18% employee benefits None: 32%
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