Average Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) Hourly Pay in Sacramento, California

$44.94
Avg. Hourly Rate
Help us gather more data! Find out what you're worth.
What am I worth?
Get pay report
How should I pay?
Price a job
The average hourly pay for a Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) in Sacramento, California is $44.94.
10%
$30.41
10%
$44.94
50%
$50.68
90%
90%
MEDIAN $44.94
Is Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
How it works:
1
Enter city & years of experience
2
Add pay factors like skills & education
3
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
United States (change)
Hourly Rate
$30 - $51
Total Pay
$80,827 - $106,249

Your Market Worth Over Time

How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.

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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH). Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)
Dental Hygienist
Office Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) Job Listings

Popular Skills for Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)

Skills that pay less than market rate include Clinical Education, Periodontics, Radiology, Patient Education and Anesthesia.

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)

An early career Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $42.58 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44.66 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $48.
Employees with Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 6.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Columbus, Ohio (25.3% less), San Antonio, Texas (25.1% less) and Charlotte, North Carolina (22.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 24 survey responses.
Early Career
45.8%
Experienced
25.0%
Late Career
29.2%