Dental Hygienist Salary in Portland, Oregon (United States)

Dental Hygienists in Portland, Ore. usually make around $36.68 per hour. Pay generally spreads from $31.14 per hour to $40.62. In this profession, around one third individuals enjoy medical and dental coverage, and 13 percent have vision insurance, as well. Job satisfaction for Dental Hygienists in Portland, Ore. is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Dental Hygienist in Portland, Oregon Salary (?
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$31.14 - $40.62
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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.
Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $77K; however, pay rises to approximately $77K after five to 10 years. After 10 to 20 years, compensation comes in at $80K. Dental Hygienists in Portland, Ore.' salaries shift downward after two decades on the job, averaging $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 around one in five. More than half of respondents report having between one and nine years of experience in this field.

Experience Affects Dental Hygienist in Portland, Oregon Salaries

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Mid-Career
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National Average
$75,000

Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist in Portland, Oregon Salaries

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Patient Education
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National Average
$75,000
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Job Satisfaction

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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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