Dental Hygienist Salary in Portland, Oregon

Dental Hygienists in Portland take home approximately $36.33 per hour on average. Pay generally varies between $30.64 per hour and $40.53. Medical benefits are awarded to roughly one-half, and more than a third earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Dental Hygienists in Portland, Ore., who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$30.64 - $40.53

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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$30.64 - $40.53  
   
Overtime
$49.27 - $56.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$0.00 - $7,000  
   
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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$60,064 - $84,132  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 54
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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 average beginner in this position makes around $73K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $78K. Dental Hygienists in Portland, Ore. claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $80K. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $77K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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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
15%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 48% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 17% employee benefits None: 43%
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