A Late-Career Dental Hygienist earns an average wage of $35.34 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Local Anesthesia and Diagnosis and Treatment Planning.

$39,431 - $89,086
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$60K
$89K
MEDIAN: $59,646
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$27.19 - $44.89
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$35
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MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$39,431 - $89,086  
   
Bonus
$242.40 - $5,918  
Profit Sharing
$986 - $4,767  
Commission
$3,500  
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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$52,676 - $93,334  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 188
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$27.19 - $44.89  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.61  
Overtime
$30.00 - $81.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$242.40 - $5,918  
   
Commission
$3,500  
Profit Sharing
$986 - $4,767  
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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$52,676 - $93,334  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,204

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National Average: $72,524

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Key Stats for Dental Hygienist

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 171 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist Salaries

Local Anesthesia
up arrow 13%

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
up arrow 12%

Anesthesia
up arrow 5%

dental hygienist
up arrow 3%


Patient Education
0%

Radiology
0%

Pediatrics
0%

National Average
$73,000

Pedodontics
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 171 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 22%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
dental benefits
None: 51%
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