dental hygienist salary

The median annual pay for dental hygienists in 2020 was $77,090.

In that year, the top 25 percent earned $91,620, while the bottom 25 percent earned $65,440.

The dental hygienist profession pays the most in the cities of Santa Maria, San Jose, Santa Rosa, Fairbanks, and San Francisco.

The states and districts with the highest average salaries for dental hygienists are Alaska ($115,050) and California ($109,970).

Between 2020 and 2030, the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts an 11% increase in employment for dental hygienists.

An estimated 23,100 jobs should become available during that time.

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