How much does a Dental Hygienist make in the United States? The average Dental Hygienist salary in the United States is $76,416 as of September 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $66,367 and $86,894. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.
Dental Hygienist under the direct supervision of a dentist, cleans calcareous deposits, accretions, and stains from teeth and beneath margins of gums using dental instruments. Performs routine examination and assessment of dental health. Being a Dental Hygienist feels lymph nodes under patient's chin to detect swelling or tenderness that could indicate presence of oral cancer. Feels and visually examines gums for sores and signs of disease. Additionally, Dental Hygienist provides instruction, guidance, and coaching to patients about methods to improve dental health. May take Radiographs or x-rays. Typically requires an associate degree in dental hygiene. Meets licensing requirements as a Dental Hygienist for the state. Radiography/x-ray certification per state guidelines. Basic Life Support certification (BLS.) Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Dental Hygienist independently performs a wide range of complex duties under general guidance from supervisors. Has gained full proficiency in a broad range of activities related to the job. To be a Dental Hygienist typically requires 5-7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description
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What does a Dental Hygienist do?
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Recording dental decay and disease for diagnosis and treatment by dentists.
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Dental Hygienist in the United States. The base salary for Dental Hygienist ranges from $66,367 to $86,894 with the average base salary of $76,416. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $67,062 to $87,197 with the average total cash compensation of $76,816.