$58,000
Avg. Salary
$31.64
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Dental Hygienist with Local Anesthesia skills is $31.64 per hour.

The average pay for a Dental Hygienist with Local Anesthesia skills is $58,000 per year.

$25.00
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$31.64
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$41.85
90%
MEDIAN $31.64
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$58k
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MEDIAN $58,000
$25.00 - $41.85
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MEDIAN: $31.64
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Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $25.00 - $41.85
Overtime $48.75
Annual Data $0$87K
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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$52,232 - $87,045
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

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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Key Stats for Dental Hygienist

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
19%

Experience Affects Dental Hygienist Salaries

▲28%

▲4%

National Average
$64,000

Entry-Level
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 27%