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Dental Hygienists Salary Information in Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska

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 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Dental Hygienists in Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of dental hygienists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$111,540
9.02% 24.56%
2016
$101,480
52.43% -
2015
$48,270
-17.24% -
2014
$56,590
16.72% -
2013
$47,130
-78.55% -
2012
$84,150
- -

Table 3. Compare Dental Hygienists Salary in Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area with Other Alaska Cities

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
Fairbanks
$114,920
Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$113,830
Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$111,540
Anchorage
$107,810



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