How much does a Dental Hygienist make?

Updated Dec 7, 2021

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Experience

$79,221 /yr
Average Base Pay

2,573 salaries

$59K

Low

$79K

Average

$106K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

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.

Seniority Levels

L2
Dental Hygienist$79,221 /yr
L4
Dental Hygienist IVNo Salary Reports
L5
Dental Hygienist V$79,221 /yr
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Related Job Titles

Dental Assistant

$40,329

per year

Licensed Dental Hygienist

$75,712

per year

Registered Dental Hygienist

$78,487

per year

Dental Hygiene

$59,656

per year

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Aspen Dental
3.4

Aspen Dental

Dental Hygienist

$78,954

 /yr
Range: $47K - $128K
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$47K

$128K

$47,417 - $128,263 Range

Pacific Dental Services
3.3

Pacific Dental Services

Dental Hygienist

$92,824

 /yr
Range: $52K - $124K

$52K

$124K

$52,067 - $124,151 Range

Heartland Dental
3.7

Heartland Dental

Dental Hygienist - Hourly

$38

 /hr
Range: $27 - $52

$27

$52

$27 - $52 Range

Midwest Dental
3.5

Midwest Dental

Dental Hygienist

$66,151

 /yr
Range: $46K - $84K

$46K

$84K

$45,879 - $84,000 Range

InterDent
3.3

InterDent

Dental Hygienist

$76,500

 /yr
Range: $54K - $90K

$54K

$90K

$54,414 - $89,623 Range

Benevis
3.1

Benevis

Dental Hygienist

$80,021

 /yr
Range: $54K - $103K

$54K

$103K

$54,414 - $103,494 Range

Dental Power
4.6

Dental Power

Dental Hygienist - Hourly

$51

 /hr
Range: $37 - $53

$37

$53

$37 - $53 Range

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DentalOne Partners
3.9

DentalOne Partners

Dental Hygienist - Hourly

$37

 /hr
Range: $28 - $48

$28

$48

$28 - $48 Range

Mint Dentistry
3.4

Mint Dentistry

Dental Hygienist - Hourly

$42

 /hr
Range: $38 - $47

$38

$47

$38 - $47 Range

Metro Dentalcare
3.2

Metro Dentalcare

Dental Hygienist

$72,552

 /yr
Range: $66K - $115K

$66K

$115K

$65,532 - $115,230 Range

Great Expressions Dental Centers
3.2

Great Expressions Dental Centers

Dental Hygienist - Hourly

$31

 /hr
Range: $19 - $46

$19

$46

$19 - $46 Range

42 North Dental
3.8

42 North Dental

Dental Hygienist - Hourly

$45

 /hr
Range: $31 - $57

$31

$57

$31 - $57 Range

Education Affiliates
3.1

Education Affiliates

Dental Hygienist

$88,553

 /yr
Range: $85K - $98K

$85K

$98K

$84,655 - $97,684 Range

Smile Brands
4.3

Smile Brands

Dental Hygienist - Hourly

$38

 /hr
Range: $28 - $48

$28

$48

$28 - $48 Range

Gentle Dental
3.5

Gentle Dental

Dental Hygienist - Hourly

$41

 /hr
Range: $37 - $53

$37

$53

$37 - $53 Range

Gentle Dentistry
3.8

Gentle Dentistry

Dental Hygienist - Hourly

$37

 /hr
Range: $37 - $40

$37

$40

$37 - $40 Range

Riccobene Associates Family Dentistry
3.4

Riccobene Associates Family Dentistry

Dental Hygienist - Hourly

$36

 /hr
Range: $27 - $40

$27

$40

$27 - $40 Range

Mortenson Dental Partners
4.6

Mortenson Dental Partners

Dental Hygienist

$77,353

 /yr
Range: $72K - $85K

$72K

$85K

$72,473 - $85,000 Range

Willamette Dental Group
3.6

Willamette Dental Group

Dental Hygienist - Hourly

$44

 /hr
Range: $40 - $59

$40

$59

$40 - $59 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.

If you are thinking of becoming a Dental Hygienist or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Dental Hygienist.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent dental hygienist salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$39
hourly
A Registered Dental Hygienist, RDH in the St. Louis, MO Area area reported making $39 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
St. Louis, MO Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$42
hourly
A Dental Hygienist in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $42 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Portland, OR Area area
Part-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private