A Late-Career Dental Hygienist earns an average wage of $35.35 per hour. A skill in Local Anesthesia is associated with high pay for this job.

$39,774 - $89,119
$40K
$60K
$89K
MEDIAN: $60,372
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90%

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$27.22 - $44.92
$27
$35
$45
MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$39,774 - $89,119  
   
Bonus
$293.61 - $5,081  
Profit Sharing
$983 - $4,793  
Commission
$3,300  
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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$52,882 - $93,376  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 187
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$27.22 - $44.92  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.61  
Overtime
$30.41 - $81.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$293.61 - $5,081  
   
Commission
$3,300  
Profit Sharing
$983 - $4,793  
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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$52,882 - $93,376  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,211

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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 173 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist Salaries

Local Anesthesia
up arrow 13%

Anesthesia
up arrow 5%

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
up arrow 5%

dental hygienist
up arrow 3%

Periodontics
up arrow 2%

Patient Education
0%

Radiology
0%

Pediatrics
0%

National Average
$72,000

Pedodontics
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 173 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 24%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
dental benefits
None: 51%
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