Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Starting out, salaries are typically $77K, which grows to $77K after five to 10 years. Those with one to two decades of experience under their belt tend to see salaries around $80K. For Portland Dental Hygienists, two decades of experience in the field often means a drop in salary—average earnings fall to $77K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 12 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 15 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 22 percent. Workers in this area tend to have one to nine years of experience.