A Mid-Career Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) earns an average wage of $34.41 per hour. A skill in Orthodontics is associated with high pay for this job.

$35,482 - $83,196
(Median)
$35K
$62K
$83K
MEDIAN: $61,646
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90%

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$26.33 - $44.87
(Median)
$26
$34
$45
MEDIAN: $34.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$35,482 - $83,196  
   
Bonus
$354.79 - $4,978  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Commission
$4,000  
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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$52,687 - $93,436  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 46
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$26.33 - $44.87  
   
Overtime
$28.85 - $79.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$354.79 - $4,978  
   
Commission
$4,000  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$52,687 - $93,436  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 289

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Skills That Affect Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) Salaries

Orthodontics
up arrow 21%

Spanish Language
up arrow 10%

Periodontics
up arrow 3%

Family Practice
up arrow 3%

Clinical Education
up arrow 3%

Anesthesia
up arrow 2%

Radiology
up arrow 2%

Software Knowledge
up arrow 2%

Patient Education
up arrow 1%

Pediatrics
up arrow 1%

Pedodontics
up arrow 1%

National Average
$70,000

Family Practice/Pediatrics
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
medical benefits
Vision: 14%
dental benefits
None: 42%
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