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Dental Hygienists Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for dental hygienists in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of dental hygienists among Alabama metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Dental Hygienists in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,920
25th Percentile Wage
$41,160
50th Percentile Wage
$46,430
75th Percentile Wage
$52,300
90th Percentile Wage
$59,690

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dental hygienists in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $59,690. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,920.

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
$46,430
2.26% 2.15%
2016
$45,380
0.88% -
2015
$44,980
0.67% -
2014
$44,680
-3.25% -
2013
$46,130
1.52% -
2012
$45,430
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Dental Hygienists in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of dental hygienists in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of dental hygienists in state of Alabama ranges from $37,950 to $52,500. The highest paying area for dental hygienists in Alabama is Tuscaloosa with a median annual salary of $52,500. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Montgomery (mean annual salary $51,740). The lowest paying area is Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $37,950.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Tuscaloosa
$52,500
Montgomery
$51,740
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$49,080
Dothan
$48,960
Birmingham-Hoover
$47,030
Huntsville
$46,280
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$46,180
Mobile
$46,090
Decatur
$46,040
Gadsden
$44,900
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$43,850
Anniston-Oxford
$43,830
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$40,870
Auburn-Opelika
$40,010
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$37,950




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