Average Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) Hourly Pay in Columbus, Ohio

$33.56
Avg. Hourly Rate
$1,750
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The average hourly pay for a Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) in Columbus, Ohio is $33.56.
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$28.38
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$33.56
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$39.56
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MEDIAN $33.56
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Hourly Rate
$28 - $40
Bonus
$983 - $2,056
Total Pay
$52,385 - $83,232

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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.

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 in Patient Education, Periodontics and Software Knowledge are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Radiology 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 $30.52 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $31.05 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $34.40 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $36.
Employees with Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 42.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sacramento, California (33.9% more) and Denver, Colorado (18.8% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 30 survey responses.
Early Career
26.7%
Mid Career
20.0%
Experienced
16.7%
Late Career
36.7%