Dental Hygienist with Periodontics Skills Salary

Median pay for Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills lies in the neighborhood of $33.86 per hour. With bonuses occasionally running north of $5K, profit sharing proceeds sometimes surpassing $4K, and a few commissions as high as $24K, total income for Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills can range between $52K and $90K according to individual performance. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is residence, though the specific employer and years of experience have a (lesser) impact as well. Most Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to slightly less than a third, and nearly two in five earn dental coverage. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$35,609 - $77,913
$36K
$55K
$78K
MEDIAN: $54,593
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$26.22 - $43.35
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MEDIAN: $33.97
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$0$89K
Salary $35,609 - $77,913
Bonus $301.51 - $4,900
Profit Sharing $613 - $4,848
Commission $249.03 - $13,087
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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$52,289 - $89,928
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 241
Hourly Data $0$67
Hourly Rate $26.22 - $43.35
Hourly Tips $1.74
Overtime $32.13 - $67.38
Annual Data $0$89K
Bonus $301.51 - $4,900
Commission $249.03 - $13,087
Profit Sharing $613 - $4,848
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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$52,289 - $89,928
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,121

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Popular Employer Salaries for Dental Hygienist


Heartland Dental Care, Aspen Dental, DDS Inc., DentalWorks, and Pacific Dental Services Incorporated are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills. Pacific Dental Services Incorporated offers the largest salaries in town — $83K on average. Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills will also find cushy salaries at DDS Inc. (+$70K), Heartland Dental Corporation (+$68K), and DentalWorks (+$67K).

Aspen Dental, Park Dental, and Dr. Jones also rank near the bottom for pay, handing out $58K, $62K, and $63K-paychecks on average.

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Hygienist

Pay by Experience for a Dental Hygienist has a positive trend. An entry-level Dental Hygienist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 890 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dental Hygienist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 566 salaries. An experienced Dental Hygienist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 687 salaries. A Dental Hygienist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 574 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $69,715

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

For those looking to make money, Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills in Seattle enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 32 percent above the national average. Dental Hygienists with Periodontics skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+23 percent), Boston (+21 percent), Dallas (+17 percent), and Austin (+15 percent). Omaha ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 11 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Charlotte and Wichita (5 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Dental Hygienist

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 484 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist Salaries

▲5%

▲2%

▲1%

National Average
$70,000

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 484 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 31%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 47%
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