Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) is $36.04
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)s?
An entry-level Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $33.36 based on 137 salaries. An early career Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $35.11 …Read more
What Do Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)s Do?
Registered dental hygienists (RDHs) work primarily in dentists’ offices. Graduation from an accredited dental hygiene school and/or an associate's degree in dental hygiene, as well as state licensure and passing the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination are general requirements for this position. RDHs have a range of duties, including cleaning patients' teeth and gums and providing instructions to patients in proper dental hygiene. They also remove plaque, polish teeth, take x-rays, and …Read more