$58,076
Avg. Salary
$35.02
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,196

Bonus

$2,150

Profit Sharing

$3,630

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Dental Hygienist is $35.02 per hour.

The average pay for a Dental Hygienist is $58,076 per year.

10%
$27.34
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$35.02
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$44.46
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MEDIAN $35.02
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$37k
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$81k
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MEDIAN $58,076
$36,860 - $80,778
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MEDIAN: $58,076
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$0$91K
Salary $36,860 - $80,778
Bonus $395 - $5,105
Profit Sharing $440 - $5,051
Commission $488 - $25,025
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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$52,980 - $91,929
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 377
Hourly Data $0$62
Hourly Rate $27.34 - $44.46
Hourly Tips $0.08
Overtime $29.45 - $62.86
Annual Data $0$91K
Bonus $395 - $5,105
Commission $488 - $25,025
Profit Sharing $440 - $5,051
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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$52,980 - $91,929
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,600

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 Difference by Location

National Average: $71,935

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Key Stats for Dental Hygienist

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 430 votes.
10-19 years
84%
20 years or more
16%

Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist Salaries

▲2%


National Average
$72,000

▼1%


Radiology
▼2%

▼3%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 430 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
2 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 31%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 51%