Salary for Dental Hygienists

Also known as:  Dental Hygienist, Hygienist, Licensed Dental Hygienist, Pediatric Dental Hygienist, Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)

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A Dental Hygienist can get an average wage on a scale from $54,200 - $104,420 based on levels of tenure. can get an average pay level of seventy-eight thousand and fifty dollars per year.

have the best average pay in Alaska, where they can receive normal pay levels of close to about $115,050. They can get the best pay in Management of Companies and Enterprises, where they earn average wages of $80,470.

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INDUSTRIES

Dental Hygienists tend to make the most in the following industries:

Finance and Insurance
$85,730
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$80,470
Health Care and Social Assistance
$78,260
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$75,510
Educational Services
$68,000
Public Administration
$67,090

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Other Services (except Public Administration)
$65,010
Public Administration
$67,090
Educational Services
$68,000
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$75,510
Health Care and Social Assistance
$78,260
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$80,470