Average Dental Hygienist Hourly Pay in San Diego, California

$43.05
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$2,000
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The average hourly pay for a Dental Hygienist in San Diego, California is $43.05.
10%
$34.01
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$43.05
90%
$50.96
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Hourly Rate
$34 - $51
Bonus
$1,500 - $2,250
Total Pay
$60,935 - $104,804

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Popular Skills for Dental Hygienist

Skills in Patient Education, Anesthesia and Periodontics are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Pediatrics and Radiology.

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Hygienist

An entry-level Dental Hygienist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $37.00 based on 8 salaries. An early career Dental Hygienist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40.10 based on 27 salaries. A mid-career Dental Hygienist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45.52 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Dental Hygienist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47.01 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $48.
Employees with Dental Hygienist in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 5.4% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (19.6% less), Chicago, Illinois (17.0% less) and Dallas, Texas (13.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 59 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.6%
Early Career
45.8%
Mid Career
11.9%
Experienced
13.6%
Late Career
15.3%