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Dental Hygienist Salary in Portland, Oregon

For Portland Dental Hygienists, hourly average wages total $36.49 per hour. Earnings sit near $30.91 per hour on the lower side but can approach $40.61 on the higher side. Just over two-fifths claim medical and dental insurance and nearly one in seven get vision coverage. Most Dental Hygienists in Portland, Ore. like their work and job satisfaction is high. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$30.91 - $40.61
(Median)
$31
$36
$41
MEDIAN: $36.00
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Hourly Rate
$30.91 - $40.61  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$0.00 - $1,939  
   
Total Pay (?
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$57,000 - $84,268  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 48

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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Hygienist in Portland, Oregon

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


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $73K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $78K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Dental Hygienists in Portland, Ore. who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $81K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $76K on average.

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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist in Portland, Oregon Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Late-Career
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National Average
$75,000


Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist in Portland, Oregon Salaries

Periodontics
0%

National Average
$75,000

Anesthesia
up arrow 1%

Patient Education
up arrow 1%

Radiology
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Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 43% dental benefits Dental: 41%
vision benefits Vision: 14% employee benefits None: 46%
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