Dental Hygienist Salary in Portland, Oregon (United States)

Salaries for Portland Dental Hygienists lie in the neighborhood of $36.68 per hour. Compensation starts at $31.14 per hour and can reach $40.62. The majority in this profession are lucky enough to receive benefits; around one third get medical and dental insurance, and 13 percent get vision plans, too. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
Dental Hygienist in Portland, Oregon Salary (?
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$31.14 - $40.62
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MEDIAN: $36.00
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$31.14 - $40.62  
   
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Total Pay (?
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$50,684 - $84,269  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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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.
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.

Experience Affects Dental Hygienist in Portland, Oregon Salaries

Experienced
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Mid-Career
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Late-Career
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National Average
$75,000

Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist in Portland, Oregon Salaries

Periodontics
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Patient Education
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National Average
$75,000
Anesthesia
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Radiology
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
100%
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Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 38% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 13% employee benefits None: 50%
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