The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) with Patient Education skills in Atlanta, Georgia is $38.44.
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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 Fresno, California earn an average of 6.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (5.6% more) and Austin, Texas (3.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Grand Rapids, Michigan (16.5% less) and Columbus, Ohio (9.7% less).
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