The average hourly wage for a dental hygienist was $39.12 in May 2021, according to the BLS. The average annual salary was $81,360.* Pay may vary based on additional factors, such as experience, employer, and the city or state of employment.
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* Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook 2020. BLS estimates do not represent entry-level wages and/or salaries. Multiple factors, including prior experience, age, geography market in which you want to work and degree field, will affect career outcomes and earnings. Herzing neither represents that its graduates will earn the average salaries calculated by BLS for a particular job nor guarantees that graduation from its program will result in a job, promotion, salary increase or other career growth.