How much does a Dental Hygienist make?

Updated Jan 21, 2022

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$79,221 /yr
Average Base Pay

2,573 salaries

$59K

Low

$79K

Average

$106K

High

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How much does a Dental Hygienist make? The national average salary for a Dental Hygienist is $79,221 in United States. Filter by location to see Dental Hygienist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 2,573 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Dental Hygienist employees.

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$20

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$33

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Aspen Dental
3.5

Aspen Dental

Dental Hygienist

$80,481

 /yr
Range: $44K - $132K

$44K

$132K

$44,087 - $131,608 Range

Pacific Dental Services
3.2

Pacific Dental Services

Dental Hygienist

$94,261

 /yr
Range: $53K - $126K

$53K

$126K

$52,787 - $125,545 Range

Heartland Dental
3.7

Heartland Dental

Dental Hygienist - Hourly

$39

 /hr
Range: $27 - $53

$27

$53

$27 - $53 Range

Midwest Dental
3.6

Midwest Dental

Dental Hygienist

$67,175

 /yr
Range: $47K - $85K

$47K

$85K

$46,589 - $84,828 Range

InterDent
3.3

InterDent

Dental Hygienist

$77,684

 /yr
Range: $55K - $91K

$55K

$91K

$55,257 - $91,011 Range

Benevis
3.2

Benevis

Dental Hygienist

$81,260

 /yr
Range: $55K - $105K

$55K

$105K

$55,257 - $105,096 Range

Dental Power
4.6

Dental Power

Dental Hygienist - Hourly

$52

 /hr
Range: $38 - $54

$38

$54

$38 - $54 Range

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Mint Dentistry
3.4

Mint Dentistry

Dental Hygienist - Hourly

$42

 /hr
Range: $38 - $48

$38

$48

$38 - $48 Range

DentalOne Partners
3.8

DentalOne Partners

Dental Hygienist - Hourly

$38

 /hr
Range: $28 - $49

$28

$49

$28 - $49 Range

Metro Dentalcare
3.2

Metro Dentalcare

Dental Hygienist

$73,676

 /yr
Range: $67K - $117K

$67K

$117K

$66,547 - $117,014 Range

Great Expressions Dental Centers
3.2

Great Expressions Dental Centers

Dental Hygienist - Hourly

$32

 /hr
Range: $20 - $47

$20

$47

$20 - $47 Range

42 North Dental
3.7

42 North Dental

Dental Hygienist - Hourly

$46

 /hr
Range: $31 - $57

$31

$57

$31 - $57 Range

Education Affiliates
3

Education Affiliates

Dental Hygienist

$89,924

 /yr
Range: $86K - $99K

$86K

$99K

$85,966 - $99,196 Range

Smile Brands
4.4

Smile Brands

Dental Hygienist - Hourly

$39

 /hr
Range: $28 - $49

$28

$49

$28 - $49 Range

Gentle Dental
3.4

Gentle Dental

Dental Hygienist - Hourly

$41

 /hr
Range: $38 - $54

$38

$54

$38 - $54 Range

Gentle Dentistry
3.9

Gentle Dentistry

Dental Hygienist - Hourly

$38

 /hr
Range: $38 - $41

$38

$41

$38 - $41 Range

Riccobene Associates Family Dentistry
3.4

Riccobene Associates Family Dentistry

Dental Hygienist - Hourly

$37

 /hr
Range: $27 - $41

$27

$41

$27 - $41 Range

Willamette Dental Group
3.5

Willamette Dental Group

Dental Hygienist - Hourly

$44

 /hr
Range: $33 - $60

$33

$60

$33 - $60 Range

Mortenson Dental Partners
4.6

Mortenson Dental Partners

Dental Hygienist

$78,551

 /yr
Range: $74K - $86K

$74K

$86K

$73,595 - $86,316 Range

Cloud Dentistry
4.7

Cloud Dentistry

Dental Hygienist - Hourly

$44

 /hr
Range: $44 - $44

$44

$44

$44 - $44 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Dental Hygienist salaries

The national average salary for a Dental Hygienist is $79,221 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Dental Hygienist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2573 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Dental Hygienist employees.

The highest salary for a Dental Hygienist in United States is $105,600 per year.

The lowest salary for a Dental Hygienist in United States is $59,432 per year.

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