$50,678
Avg. Salary
$33.45
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,193

Bonus

$1,513

Profit Sharing

$3,559

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Dental Hygienist with Pediatrics skills is $33.45 per hour.

The average pay for a Dental Hygienist with Pediatrics skills is $50,678 per year.

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$25.44
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$36k
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MEDIAN $50,678
$36,039 - $77,016
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MEDIAN: $50,678
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$0$87K
Salary $36,039 - $77,016
Bonus $256 - $4,600
Profit Sharing $388 - $4,122
Commission $1,932 - $23,839
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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$50,051 - $87,728
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 222
Hourly Data $0$68
Hourly Rate $25.44 - $42.33
Hourly Tips $0.14
Overtime $32.99 - $68.49
Annual Data $0$87K
Bonus $256 - $4,600
Commission $1,932 - $23,839
Profit Sharing $388 - $4,122
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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$50,051 - $87,728
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,663

Job Description for Dental Hygienist

Dental hуgіеnіsts perform a number of duties within a dental office. They are responsible for cleaning teeth, looking for signs of oral disease in patients, and providing education and preventative care. Specific tasks performed by dental hygienists include сlеаning stаіns and plaque buildup on teeth, сlеаning undеr аnd аrоund the gums, sеаrсhing fоr іndісаtоrs оf оrаl disease such as swеllіng, and applying dental prophylaxis, sealants, and topical fluorides as required. They also educate patients on oral care and hygiene such as on flossing, brushing and diet. Additionally, dental hygienists help dentists and other professionals in their office in tasks such as taking radiographs, assisting during dental procedures and making impressions of teeth. Some dental hygienists work for orthodontists and provide care specific to orthodontic patients and procedures.

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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 $64,000 based on 850 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 $68,000 based on 570 salaries. An experienced Dental Hygienist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 610 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 $72,000 based on 401 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $68,521

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Key Stats for Dental Hygienist

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 319 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
20%

Experience Affects Dental Hygienist Salaries

▲5%

▲2%

▼0%

National Average
$69,000

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 319 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 32%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
no benefits
None: 50%