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Dental Hygienist Salary in Portland, Oregon

Dental Hygienists in Portland can expect to earn an average of $36.49 per hour. The pay spectrum stretches from $30.91 per hour to $40.61. In this profession, just over two-fifths enjoy medical and dental coverage, and about one in seven have vision insurance, as well. The majority of Portland Dental Hygienists claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took 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 (?
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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$55,643 - $84,326  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 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.


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $73K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $77K. Portland Dental Hygienists bring in $81K after working for 10 to 20 years. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $76K.

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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist in Portland, Oregon Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Late-Career
up arrow 1%

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
25%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

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