Dental Hygienist Salary in Portland, Oregon

For Dental Hygienists in Portland, Ore., hourly average wages total $36.33 per hour. Pay generally varies between $30.89 per hour and $40.58. Medical benefits are awarded to just over two-fifths, and over a third earn dental coverage. Most Portland Dental Hygienists report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30.89 - $40.58
(Median)
$31
$36
$41
MEDIAN: $36.00
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Total Pay (?
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$59,731 - $84,169  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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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.


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $73K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $78K. Portland Dental Hygienists claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $80K. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $77K.

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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
up arrow 1%

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
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 45% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 13% employee benefits None: 45%
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