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Dental Hygienist Salary in Portland, Oregon

Portland Dental Hygienists take home approximately $36.54 per hour on average. Earnings sit near $31.84 per hour on the lower side but can approach $40.66 on the higher side. Around two in five receive medical and dental insurance and close to one-tenth get vision insurance. Most Dental Hygienists in Portland like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
$31.84 - $40.66
(Median)
32
MEDIAN: $36.00
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Hourly Rate
$31.84 - $40.66  
   
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$0.00 - $1,939  
   
Total Pay (?
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$54,000 - $84,390  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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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.


The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $74K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $77K. Portland Dental Hygienists claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $82K. For some reason, Dental Hygienists in Portland, Ore. with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $76K.

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
0%

National Average
$75,000

Anesthesia
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Patient Education
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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
18%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 41% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 11% employee benefits None: 49%