The average hourly pay for a Dental Hygienist at Heartland Dental Care is $32.21.
Is Dental Hygienist your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
$27 - $38
$491 - $1,500
$55,995 - $80,928
Your Market Worth Over Time
How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.
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 patien…Read more
Popular Employer Salaries for Dental Hygienist
The top respondents for the job title Dental Hygienist are from the companies Aspen Dental, Dental Group Ltd and Dr. B. Reported salaries are highest at DDS Inc. where the average pay is $36.08. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Dr. B and Dental Group Ltd, earning around $35.05 and $33.30, respectively. Aspen Dental pays the lowest at around $27.80. DentalWorks and Heartland Dental Corporation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $30.74 and $31.30, respectively.
Explore the most common career paths for Dental Hygienist. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)
Dental Hygienist Job Listings
Popular Skills for Dental Hygienist
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills that pay less than market rate include Pediatrics, Anesthesia, Radiology, Periodontics and Patient Education.
Pay by Experience Level for Dental Hygienist
An early career Dental Hygienist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $30.47 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Dental Hygienist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $30.73 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Dental Hygienist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $35.88 based on 15 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
Learn more about cost of living by city.
Years of Experience
This data is based on 32 survey responses.