The annual and hourly salary statistics of dental hygienists in Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of dental hygienists in Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$65,320|
|25th Percentile Wage||$79,740|
|50th Percentile Wage||$111,540|
|75th Percentile Wage||$129,540|
|90th Percentile Wage||$149,200|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dental hygienists in Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $149,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $111,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $65,320.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of dental hygienists from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $111,540 in Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for dental hygienists in state of Alaska. In comparison, the annual salary of dental hygienists in Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area is 2.9 percent (2.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Fairbanks and 3.3 percent (3.3%) higher than that in the lowest paying Anchorage.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area|| |