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Dental Hygienists Salary Information in Arizona

The average annual and hourly salaries for dental hygienists in the state of Arizona are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of dental hygienists among Arizona 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Dental Hygienists in Arizona

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$61,170
25th Percentile Wage
$77,390
50th Percentile Wage
$88,340
75th Percentile Wage
$96,330
90th Percentile Wage
$101,120

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dental hygienists in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $101,120. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $88,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $61,170.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29.41
25th Percentile Wage
$37.21
50th Percentile Wage
$42.47
75th Percentile Wage
$46.31
90th Percentile Wage
$48.61

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for dental hygienists in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $48.61. The median hourly salary is $42.47. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29.41.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of dental hygienists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201688,3401.90%5.77%
201586,6600.72%-
201486,0401.98%-
201384,3401.30%-
201283,240--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of dental hygienists in some Arizona cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of dental hygienists in state of Arizona ranges from $68,050 to $92,790. The highest paying area for dental hygienists in Arizona is Prescott with a median annual salary of $92,790. The second highest paying city/area in Arizona State is Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale (mean annual salary $89,300). The lowest paying area is North Arizona nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $68,050.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Prescott
$92,790
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale
$89,300
Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$88,890
Flagstaff
$87,730
Tucson
$85,560
Lake Havasu City-Kingman
$77,440
Yuma
$76,130
North Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$68,050


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