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Dental Hygienists Salary Information in Arkansas

The average annual and hourly salaries for dental hygienists in the state of Arkansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of dental hygienists among Arkansas 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 Arkansas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,800
25th Percentile Wage
$59,000
50th Percentile Wage
$70,090
75th Percentile Wage
$78,170
90th Percentile Wage
$88,530

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dental hygienists in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $88,530. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $70,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,800.

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
$70,090
4.18% 16.82%
2016
$67,160
1.21% -
2015
$66,350
4.66% -
2014
$63,260
3.16% -
2013
$61,260
4.83% -
2012
$58,300
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of dental hygienists in some Arkansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of dental hygienists in state of Arkansas ranges from $58,760 to $76,720. The highest paying area for dental hygienists in Arkansas is South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $76,720. The second highest paying city/area in Arkansas State is East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $73,210). The lowest paying area is Hot Springs with a median annual salary of $58,760.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$76,720
East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$73,210
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway
$69,700
Jonesboro
$69,380
Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$68,010
West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$64,720
Pine Bluff
$60,010
Hot Springs
$58,760




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