Dental Hygienist in Cleveland, Ohio Salary

The average rate for a Dental Hygienist in Cleveland, Ohio is $28.09 per hour.

$20.43 - $32.68
$20
$28
$33
MEDIAN: $28.31
10%
50%
90%

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Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $20.43 - $32.68
Annual Data $0$71K
Bonus $6,300
Profit Sharing $1,425
Total Pay (?
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$40,784 - $71,880
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

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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Dental Hygienist Tasks

  • Teach patients how to practice good oral hygiene.
  • Remove soft and hard deposits from teeth.
  • Record the presence of diseases or abnormalities.
  • Examine patients teeth and gums.

About Cleveland, Ohio

Cuyahoga County, Ohio
388,059
Male:
186,436 (48.0%)
Female:
201,623 (52.0%)
Cleveland (/ˈkliːvlənd/ KLEEV-lənd) is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio and the county seat of Cuyahoga County, the most populous county in the state. The city is located on the southern shore of Lake Erie, approximately 60 miles (100 kilometers) west of the Pennsylvania border. It was founded in 1796 near the mouth of the Cuyahoga River, and became a manufacturing center owing to its location on the lake shore, as well as being connected to numerous canals and railroad lines. Cleveland's economy has diversified sectors that include manufacturing, financial services, healthcare, and biomedical. Cleveland is also home to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. As of the 2013 Census Estimate, the city proper had a total population of 390,113, making Cleveland the 48th largest city in the United States, and the second-largest city in Ohio after Columbus. Greater Cleveland, the Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area, ranked 29th...
Cleveland:
$28,831
Ohio:
$51,075
$664
Cleveland:
$66,200
Ohio:
$136,400
10.2%

Dental Hygienist Job Listings

Key Stats for Dental Hygienist

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Dental Hygienist Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist Salaries

Periodontics
▲2%

National Average
$60,000

Radiology
▼2%

Patient Education
▼8%

Anesthesia
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
no benefits
None: 50%