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 $77K; however, pay rises to approximately $77K after five to 10 years. After 10 to 20 years, compensation comes in at $80K. Dental Hygienists in Portland, Ore.' salaries shift downward after two decades on the job, averaging $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 around one in five. More than half of respondents report having between one and nine years of experience in this field.