$53,981
Avg. Salary
$36.84
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$2,500

Profit Sharing

$2,500

The average pay for a Dental Hygienist in Dallas, Texas is $36.84 per hour.

The average pay for a Dental Hygienist in Dallas, Texas is $53,981 per year.

$28
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$37
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$42
90%
MEDIAN $37
$23k
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$82k
90%
MEDIAN $53,981
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MEDIAN: $53,981
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$27.79 - $41.92
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$0$86K
Salary $22,788 - $81,890
Bonus $2,500
Profit Sharing $2,500
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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$48,261 - $86,706
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 14
Hourly Data $0$57
Hourly Rate $27.79 - $41.92
Overtime $57.00
Annual Data $0$86K
Bonus $2,500
Profit Sharing $2,500
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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$48,261 - $86,706
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 52

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 Dallas, Texas

Dallas County, Texas
1,300,082
Male:
639,019 (49.2%)
Female:
661,063 (50.8%)
Dallas (/ˈdæləs/) is a major city in the state of Texas and is the largest urban center of the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States. The city proper ranks ninth in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. The city's prominence arose from its historical importance as a center for the oil and cotton industries, and its position along numerous railroad lines. The bulk of the city is in Dallas County, of which it is the county seat; however, sections of the city are located in Collin, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall counties. According to the 2010 United States Census, the city had a population of 1,197,816. The United States Census Bureau's estimate for the city's population increased to 1,300,092 as of July 1, 2015. The city is the largest economic center of the 12-county Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area (commonly referred to as DFW), which...
Dallas:
$45,918
Texas:
$55,653
$903
Dallas:
$152,400
Texas:
$152,000
3.5%

Dental Hygienist Job Listings

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 $65,000 based on 45 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 $76,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Dental Hygienist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 11 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 $81,000 based on 14 salaries.

Key Stats for Dental Hygienist

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
23%

Experience Affects Dental Hygienist Salaries

▲9%

▲8%

▲1%

National Average
$75,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist Salaries

▲5%

▲3%

▲1%


National Average
$75,000

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 31%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
no benefits
None: 56%