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Dental Hygienist salary in Phoenix, AZ

How much does a Dental Hygienist make in Phoenix, AZ?

Average base salary

$41.71
same
as national average
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a dental hygienist is $41.71 per hour in Phoenix, AZ. 188 salaries reported, updated at June 28, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in Phoenix, AZ

Years of experiencePer hour
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Dental Hygienists in Phoenix, AZ

  1. Fox Creek Family Dental
    3.8star
    16 reviews10 salaries reported
    $62.11per hour
  2. $56.33per hour
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Highest paying cities for Dental Hygienists near Phoenix, AZ

  1. Phoenix, AZ
    $41.71 per hour
    188 salaries reported
  2. Scottsdale, AZ
    $40.83 per hour
    75 salaries reported
  3. Chandler, AZ
    $39.98 per hour
    61 salaries reported
  1. Tempe, AZ
    $39.83 per hour
    42 salaries reported
  2. Tucson, AZ
    $38.74 per hour
    69 salaries reported
  3. Glendale, AZ
    $38.54 per hour
    54 salaries reported
  1. Mesa, AZ
    $38.19 per hour
    46 salaries reported
  2. Gilbert, AZ
    $38.09 per hour
    43 salaries reported
  3. Sierra Vista, AZ
    $37.48 per hour
    6 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 Careearn +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 $41.71 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

Forever Smiles
Elite Smiles
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Top licenses
Chiropractic License
+19.10%salary
Top specialties
Primary Care
+9.36%salary

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 Phoenix, AZ?

Hygiene Manager

542 job openings

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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?

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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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