Dental Hygienist Salary in New Jersey

How much does a Dental Hygienist make in New Jersey? The average Dental Hygienist salary in New Jersey is $82,217 as of October 30, 2019, but the range typically falls between $70,563 and $93,583. 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.

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$70,563 to $93,583
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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 2019 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Bayonne, NJ Avg. Salary $84,924 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Bergenfield, NJ Avg. Salary $85,668 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Bloomfield, NJ Avg. Salary $85,742 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location East Brunswick, NJ Avg. Salary $86,158 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Hoboken, NJ Avg. Salary $89,981 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Irvington, NJ Avg. Salary $84,924 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Lakewood, NJ Avg. Salary $84,699 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Middlesex, NJ Avg. Salary $83,437 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Passaic, NJ Avg. Salary $85,742 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Union, NJ Avg. Salary $84,924 Date Updated October 30, 2019
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