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Dental hygienist salary in Bellevue, WA

How much does a Dental Hygienist make in Bellevue, WA?

Average base salary

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The average salary for a dental hygienist is $46.31 per hour in Bellevue, WA. 197 salaries reported, updated at November 30, 2022

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Salaries by years of experience in Bellevue, WA

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Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
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Top companies for Dental Hygienists in Bellevue, WA

  1. Hilde Family Dentistry
    18 reviews8 salaries reported
    $125per hour
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Highest paying cities for Dental Hygienists near Bellevue, WA

  1. Seattle, WA
    $47.23 per hour
    389 salaries reported
  2. Bellevue, WA
    $46.31 per hour
    197 salaries reported
  3. Tacoma, WA
    $43.07 per hour
    64 salaries reported
  1. Vancouver, WA
    $41.50 per hour
    192 salaries reported
  2. Lynnwood, WA
    $41.03 per hour
    49 salaries reported
  3. Spokane, WA
    $40.67 per hour
    139 salaries reported
  1. Marysville, WA
    $39.98 per hour
    40 salaries reported
  2. Snohomish, WA
    $39.74 per hour
    25 salaries reported
  3. Kennewick, WA
    $39.47 per hour
    37 salaries reported
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Where can a Dental Hygienist earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Dental Hygienists

Most recommended skill

Primary Care(earn +9.36% more)

The jobs requiring this skill have increase by 23.39% since 2018. Dental Hygienists with this skill earn +9.36% more than the average base salary, which is $46.31 per hour.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
201272increase by 72
2013330increase by 358.33%
2014419increase by 26.97%
2015449increase by 7.16%
2016624increase by 38.98%
2017598decrease by 4.17%
2018808increase by 35.12%
2019997increase by 23.39%

Top companies hiring Dental Hygienists with the recommended skill

Bellevue Wellness Dental
Wedgwood Smiles
Lakeside Dental Center
Cedar Glen Dental
Mill Creek Dental Health Care
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Top licenses
Chiropractic License
Top specialties
Primary Care

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

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Most common benefits for Dental Hygienists

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Pet insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Safety equipment provided
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Uniform allowance
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 273 ratings

67% of Dental Hygienists in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in Bellevue, WA?


506 job openings

Average $25.81 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Dental Hygienist

As a dental hygienist how can I know if I am being paid fairly?

If you’re unsure about what salary is appropriate for a position, visit Indeed's Salary Calculator to get a free, personalized pay range based on your location, industry and experience.

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Do dental hygienists get paid weekly or biweekly?

Payment occurs either weekly or biweekly. Frequency of payment for dental hygienist depends on which state the job is in.

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Why do dental hygienists make so much money?

Dentist hygienists earn good money day to day. Often depending on the circumstances, patient fees go up to cover increased overheads.

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