Dental Hygienist in Houston, Texas Salary

Houston Dental Hygienists can expect to earn an average of $37.73 per hour. While some workers in this profession — close to one-half — do not have any health coverage, close to two-fifths do receive medical benefits and close to a fourth have dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Dental Hygienists in Houston, Texas is extremely high. Dental Hygienists in Houston who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 90 percent. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,219 - $67,108
$60K
MEDIAN: $59,500
50%

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$27.40 - $40.71
$27
$37
$41
MEDIAN: $37.49
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50%
90%

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$0$86K
Salary $59,500
Bonus $8,500
Profit Sharing $2,000
Total Pay (?
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$47,424 - $86,011
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $27.40 - $40.71
Annual Data $0$86K
Bonus $8,500
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$47,424 - $86,011
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

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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 $76,000 based on 22 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 $80,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Dental Hygienist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 14 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 $77,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Dental Hygienist

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist Salaries

▲7%

▲3%

▲2%

▲1%

National Average
$75,000

Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist Salaries

Pediatrics
▲6%


▲5%

▲5%

National Average
$75,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 24%
vision benefits
Vision: 24%
no benefits
None: 52%
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