The average hourly pay for an Experienced Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) in San Antonio, Texas is $33.50.
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Job Description for Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)
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 teac…Read more
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Employees with Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 50.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Luis Obispo, California (37.4% more) and Denver, Colorado (21.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (7.5% less).
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