The average hourly pay for a Hygienist is $35.64.
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$306 - $5,872
$1,000 - $3,600
$972 - $6,104
$56,106 - $96,636
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Job Satisfaction for Hygienist
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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What Are Popular Skills for Hygienists?
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Patient Education, Periodontics and Anesthesia are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Oral / Verbal Communication and Cleaning.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Hygienists?
An entry-level Hygienist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $31.32 based on 14 salaries. An early career Hygienist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $34.57 based on 109 salaries. A mid-career Hygienist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $35.47 based on 58 salaries. An experienced Hygienist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $37.27 based on 63 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $37.
Years of Experience
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