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Average Hygienist Hourly Pay

$35.64
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,490
Bonus
$1,750
Commission
$2,731
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Hygienist is $35.64.
10%
$27.42
MEDIAN
$35.64
90%
$45.88
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Hourly Rate
$27 - $46
Bonus
$306 - $5,872
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $3,600
Commission
$972 - $6,104
Total Pay
$56,106 - $96,636
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Job Satisfaction for Hygienist

4 out of 5
(21)
Highly Satisfied
2Reviews

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Hygienists?

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.

Pay Difference by Location

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 313 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.5%
Early Career
34.8%
Mid Career
18.5%
Experienced
20.1%
Late Career
22.0%