How much does a Dental Hygienist make in the United States?
Salaries by years of experience in the United States
Best-paid skills and qualifications for dental hygienists
The jobs requiring this license have decrease by 50.00% since 2018. Dental Hygienists with this license earn +19.10% more than the average base salary, which is $37.86 per hour.
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Registered Dental Hygienist
67% of Dental hygienists in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area
Frequently asked questions
As a dental hygienist how can I know if I am being paid fairly?
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Do dental hygienists get paid weekly or biweekly?
Payment occurs either weekly or biweekly. Frequency of payment for dental hygienist depends on which state the job is in.
Why do dental hygienists make so much money?
Dentist hygienists earn good money day to day. Often depending on the circumstances, patient fees go up to cover increased overheads.