The average salary for a Dental Hygienist in South Africa is R235,832.
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Job Description for Dental Hygienist
Dental hуgіеnіsts perform a number of duties within a dental office. They are responsible for cleaning teeth, looking for signs of oral disease in patients, and providing education and preventative care. Specific tasks performed by dental hygienists include сlеаning stаіns and plaque buildup on teeth, сlеаning undеr аnd аrоund the gums, sеаrсhing fоr іndісаtоrs оf оrаl disease such as swеllіng, and applying dental prophylaxis, sealants, and topical fluorides as required. They also educate patien…Read more
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Popular Skills for Dental Hygienist
Oral / Verbal Communication
Skills in Patient Education, Orthodontics and Oral / Verbal Communication are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Dental Hygienist
An early career Dental Hygienist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R248,328 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Dental Hygienist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R207,659 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Dental Hygienist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R222,166 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R269,602.
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