An Entry-Level Dental Hygienist earns an average wage of C$32.54 per hour. A skill in Anesthesia is associated with high pay for this job.

C$34,350 - C$77,550
C$34K
C$52K
C$78K
MEDIAN: C$51,834
10%
50%
90%
C$25.41 - C$43.83
C$25
C$33
C$44
MEDIAN: C$32.87
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$90K
Salary C$34,350 - C$77,550
Bonus C$250 - C$4,913
Commission C$11,500
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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C$49,703 - C$90,836
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 75
Hourly Data C$0C$70
Hourly Rate C$25.41 - C$43.83
Hourly Tips C$0.10
Overtime C$12.26 - C$70.47
Annual Data C$0C$90K
Bonus C$250 - C$4,913
Commission C$11,500
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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C$49,703 - C$90,836
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 616

Dental Hygienist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$67,413

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Dental Hygienist Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Dental Hygienist in Saskatoon:
Look for good benifits.

Dental Hygienist in Ottawa:
"CONTINUE WITH EDUCATION, THE FUTURE CHANGES SO YOU SHOULD,"
BE A "THINKER" NOT JUST A "DOER" MOST DENTIST ARE OVERBEARING, STAND UP FOR YOUR SELF. DON'T BE AFRAID TO STATE YOUR WORTH.

Dental Hygienist in Trenton:
You have to love working with people. Take an interest of the individual receiving treatment.

Key Stats for Dental Hygienist

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
16%

Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist Salaries

Anesthesia
▲13%

Scaling
▲8%

Periodontics
▲3%

National Average
C$67,000


Orthodontics
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 19%
dental benefits
Dental: 34%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
no benefits
None: 57%