Average Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) with Software Knowledge Skills Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) with Software Knowledge skills is $34.74.
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Hourly Rate
$27 - $44
Profit Sharing
$649 - $7,500
$350 - $11,000
Total Pay
$54,860 - $92,877

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Job Description for Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)

Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) Tasks
  • Teach patients how to practice good oral hygiene.
  • Remove soft and hard deposits from teeth.
  • Record the presence of diseases or abnormalities.
  • Examine patients teeth and gums.

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Popular Skills for Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)

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

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)

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 $31.22 based on 21 salaries. An early career Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $33.36 based on 206 salaries. A mid-career Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $35.56 based on 118 salaries. An experienced Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $35.55 based on 224 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $37.
Employees with Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 15.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (11.5% more) and Houston, Texas (8.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Charlotte, North Carolina (1.8% less), San Antonio, Texas (0.7% less) and Columbus, Ohio (0.5% less).

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