A Mid-Career Dental Hygienist earns an average wage of $33.66 per hour.

$37,605 - $74,621
(Median)
$38K
$55K
$75K
MEDIAN: $55,233
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$26.08 - $43.45
(Median)
$26
$34
$43
MEDIAN: $33.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$37,605 - $74,621  
   
Bonus
$303.67 - $4,939  
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $4,395  
Commission
$986 - $35,479  
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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$51,302 - $89,401  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 180
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$26.08 - $43.45  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.63  
Overtime
$15.78 - $67.83  
National 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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$303.67 - $4,939  
   
Commission
$986 - $35,479  
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $4,395  
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).
)
$51,302 - $89,401  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,225
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $68,550

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Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist Salaries

Anesthesia
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Patient Education
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Periodontics
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Pediatrics
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Radiology
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National Average
$69,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 139 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 32%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
medical benefits
Vision: 12%
dental benefits
None: 46%
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