Dental Hygienist Salary

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The average yearly salary for Dental Hygienist is $52,700. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Dental Hygienist, you could expect a starting pay rate of $43,400 annually. As is true for most jobs and careers, you can expect your hourly pay rate or salary to increase as you gain experience and the longer you are employed with the same employer. You could potentially make an average income of around $62,000 after several years on the job with increased wages. When pursuing your career of choice, you should compare salaries of similar professions and factor in variables such as health benefits and potential for raises and promotions over time.

Yearly Dental Hygienist Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Dental Hygienist Salary

$42,160 - $63,240

Starting Yearly Dental Hygienist Salary

$34,720 - $52,080

Top Yearly Dental Hygienist Salary

$49,600 - $74,400

Monthly Dental Hygienist Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Dental Hygienist Salary

$3,513 - $5,270

Starting Monthly Dental Hygienist Salary

$2,893 - $4,340

Top Monthly Dental Hygienist Salary

$4,133 - $6,200

Hourly Dental Hygienist Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Dental Hygienist Salary

$19 - $28

Starting Hourly Dental Hygienist Salary

$16 - $23

Top Hourly Dental Hygienist Salary

$22 - $33

Dental Hygienist Gender and Age Stats

Some professions tend to be geared toward various age groups of workers and certain genders more than others. The average Dental Hygienist age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of Dental Hygienist are male in the United States, and 51% of the Dental Hygienist are female in the United States.

National Salary Data for Dental Hygienist

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