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Dental Hygienist Salary in Denver, Colorado

Pay for Denver Dental Hygienists sits in the ballpark of $37.94 per hour. Most Dental Hygienists in Denver, Colo. report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to slightly less than half, and just under one in five earn vision coverage. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
$25,168 - $69,141
(Median)
$25K
$55K
$69K
MEDIAN: $55,000
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$31.41 - $42.82
(Median)
$31
$38
$43
MEDIAN: $37.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$25,168 - $69,141  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,596  
Total Pay (?
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$50,876 - $88,114  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$31.41 - $42.82  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,596  
   
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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$50,876 - $88,114  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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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.


Denver Dental Hygienists with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $69K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $77K on average — a distinctly larger sum. For Dental Hygienists in Denver, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $81K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Dental Hygienist with more than 20 years of experience can earn $86K on average.

Experience Affects Dental Hygienist in Denver, Colorado Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$76,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist in Denver, Colorado Salaries

Anesthesia
up arrow 3%

Patient Education
up arrow 2%

Radiology
up arrow 2%

National Average
$76,000

Periodontics
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 46% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 19% employee benefits None: 32%