Average Early-Career Dental Hygienist Hourly Pay in San Diego, California

$40.10
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Dental Hygienist in San Diego, California is $40.10.
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$34.34
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$40.10
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$46.65
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Hourly Rate
$34 - $47
Total Pay
$64,564 - $96,312

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Popular Skills for Dental Hygienist

Skills in Anesthesia, Patient Education and Periodontics are correlated to pay that is above average.

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. 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 8.8% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (18.8% less), Chicago, Illinois (13.5% less) and Dallas, Texas (11.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 32 survey responses.
Entry Level
25.0%
Mid Career
21.9%
Experienced
25.0%
Late Career
28.1%