Dental Hygienist Salary in District of Columbia

How much does a Dental Hygienist make in District of Columbia? The average Dental Hygienist salary in District of Columbia is $83,165 as of January 20, 2020, but the range typically falls between $71,375 and $94,661. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

25% $71,375 10% $60,641 90% $105,128 75% $94,661 $83,165 50%(Median)
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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. Feels lymph nodes under patient's chin to detect swelling or tenderness that could indicate presence of oral cancer. Being a Dental Hygienist feels and visually examines gums for sores and signs of disease. May provide clinical services and health education to improve and maintain oral health of school children. Additionally, Dental Hygienist may conduct dental health clinics for community groups to augment services of dentist. May require an associate degree or its equivalent and is licensed as a Dental Hygienist. Typically reports to a dentist. Dental Hygienist's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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Location Naval Anacost Annex, DC Avg. Salary $82,746 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Parcel Return Service, DC Avg. Salary $82,746 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington, DC Avg. Salary $82,746 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington Navy Yard, DC Avg. Salary $82,746 Date Updated January 20, 2020
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