$39,494
Avg. Salary
$28.11
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,966

Bonus

$800

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
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The average pay for a Dental Hygienist is $28.11 per hour.

The average pay for a Dental Hygienist is $39,494 per year.

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$26.99
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$28.11
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$34.31
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MEDIAN $28.11
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MEDIAN $39,494
$26.99 - $34.31
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MEDIAN: $28.11
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Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $28.11
Annual Data $0$73K
Bonus $2,966
Profit Sharing $800
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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$29,315 - $73,287
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

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

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
10%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
50%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
10%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
50%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 11%